[Distutils] layout and setup.py for packaging documentation

P.J. Eby pje at telecommunity.com
Sun Feb 28 23:14:56 CET 2010

At 10:03 PM 2/28/2010 +0100, Jean Daniel wrote:
>Can this be simpler?

Yes.  Don't install docs with your package.  People who want them 
installed locally can just download your source install or use easy_install -e.

Also, if your module is popular enough that people make Linux system 
packages for it, they will make sure the docs get put in a blessed 
install location.  Python doesn't currently have a blessed install 
location for documentation, though perhaps it *should* have one in distutils2.

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