[Distutils] distribution name capitalisation considered important ; -)

Eric Smith eric at trueblade.com
Wed Sep 15 16:31:50 CEST 2010

On 9/15/2010 9:53 AM, Chris Withers wrote:
> Of course, the horse is already bolted on this. The only "sane" option
> now would be for all distribution names to be lowercased by all tools
> all of the time. How do others feel about this?

I have been bitten by this recently, with pinning versions via buildout. 
I agree it would be nice to make everything case sensitive, but I also 
agree that's not practical. I think lowercasing is reasonable.


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