[Distutils] People want CPAN :-)

P.J. Eby pje at telecommunity.com
Sat Nov 7 16:39:18 CET 2009

At 03:57 PM 11/7/2009 +0100, Andreas Jung wrote:
>  - supports too much different versioning schemas. Both
>    schema supported by setuptools and the one proposed
>    by Tarek in some PEP are totally over-engineered.
>    A simple and *enforced* versioning schema is what
>    I want to see.
>  - no more external hosting of packages. If people
>    want their packages listed on Pypi, they should
>    be required to upload their packages on PyPI
>    (no more issues with non-available external server,
>    no more issues with mirroring external servers,
>    no more issues with wrong download URLs within
>    package metadata)

Do note that at least these two requirements of yours are likely to 
be opposed by some with at least as much force (if not more so) than 
you are proposing them with.

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