[Distutils] [Python-Dev] Bits-of-Distribute naming

Paul Moore p.f.moore at gmail.com
Sun Oct 11 19:49:42 CEST 2009

2009/10/9 Fred Drake <fdrake at gmail.com>:
> On Fri, Oct 9, 2009 at 12:08 PM, Chris Withers <chris at simplistix.co.uk> wrote:
>> distutils.entrypoints would seem to be the sensible place.
> Why's that?  On the whole, I don't think entry points are specific to
> building & bundling, which is what distutils is all about.
> Entry points are about packages being able to provide metadata about
> how parts of them can be used.  I'd rather see a pkgutil.entrypoint
> module with APIs for this.

+1. It seems to me that pkgutil is the right place in the core for
most of the "general utility" aspects of setuptools.


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