[Distutils] [Catalog-sig] packaging terminology confusion

Brad Allen bradallen137 at gmail.com
Sun Jan 10 19:59:27 CET 2010

On Sun, Jan 10, 2010 at 12:50 PM, Rafael Villar Burke (Pachi)
<pachi at rvburke.com> wrote:

> That's why I think 1) is easier and find very compelling John Gabrielle's
> idea of qualifying the terms "package" as "module package" and "(module)
> distribution" as "distribution package". These point to the two levels of
> packaging or grouping used, one for namespacing or grouping code and other
> for distribution or grouping software components for distribution.


This idea is starting to seem like a practical solution that won't
damage the future readability of old documentation and archived
mailing list discussions.

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