[Distutils] Packaging situation + mailing list rules

Greg Ewing greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Sat Jul 3 09:32:27 CEST 2010

Éric Araujo wrote:

> Distribute is a fork of Setupools, so it wants to be a drop-in
> replacement, i.e. to be used instead of setuptools with very few code
> changes.

But is there a technical reason why it *has* to be a
drop-in replacement, as opposed to a different package
with a different name?


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