[Distutils] Improving distutils vs redesigning it (was people want CPAN)
robert.kern at gmail.com
Thu Nov 12 01:59:19 CET 2009
On 2009-11-11 18:48 PM, Tarek Ziadé wrote:
> I want to improve Distutils, but not for the price of a complete drop.
> I don't think the edge cases we
> are discussing worth it, and I still fail to see why we can't work
> them out in the context of the existing
Mostly because I'm entirely uninterested in helping you make incremental
improvements that are going to break all the hard work we've already done just
to get things working as it is. I find that prospect incredibly frustrating.
"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma
that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had
an underlying truth."
-- Umberto Eco
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