[Distutils] FAQ (was: Re: Bootstrap script for package management tool in Python 2.7)

Tarek Ziadé ziade.tarek at gmail.com
Mon Mar 29 16:46:51 CEST 2010

On Mon, Mar 29, 2010 at 4:41 PM, anatoly techtonik <techtonik at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 29, 2010 at 5:18 PM, Tarek Ziadé <ziade.tarek at gmail.com> wrote:
>> [..]
>>>> http://guide.python-distribute.org
>>> I can see any FAQ. To me the FAQ is something that could be posted to
>>> distutils ML once a month to reflect current state of packaging. It
>>> should also carry version number. So anybody can comment on the FAQ,
>>> ask another question or ask to make a change.
>> The guide was built by people in the community, and contains a
>> "current state of packaging" section.
>> We are trying to keep it accurate with what we are doing.
>> You have a mailing list where you can ask question, and you are
>> welcome to contribute changes.
>> Adding a "FAQ" containing links to sections in the guide, or a
>> summarized answered is a good idea though !
> If do not post a link to exact chapter in the FAQ as a full response
> to user's question at least once a week then it is not a FAQ.

I don't understand what's "once a week" means.

For me a FAQ is a list of questions. We add a new question everytime someone
ask it and it doesn't exists. We correct the answers when they evolve.
No matter when these events occur.

> --
> anatoly t.

Tarek Ziadé | http://ziade.org

More information about the Distutils-SIG mailing list