[Distutils] Static metadata using setup.cfg

Chris Withers chris at simplistix.co.uk
Tue Sep 8 10:29:58 CEST 2009

Tarek Ziadé wrote:
> - an extra function called "long_description", to be able to point a
> file for the long description field

I can't comment on the others, but this is unnecessary. Why do you need 
more than:

long_decription="some lump of text"


long_description_path ="path/relative/to/directory/containing/setup.py"

...with it being an error for both to be specified?



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