[Distutils] Name the software! Package quality tester.

Jim Fulton jim at zope.com
Tue Mar 8 11:38:40 CET 2011

On Mon, Mar 7, 2011 at 6:57 PM, Greg Ewing <greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz> wrote:
> Jim Fulton wrote:
>> If what we now call "packages" were called "modules", then we could
>> start using the term "package" the way everyone else does.
> But then we would not have a term for a module that corresponds
> to a directory rather than a single .py file.

I question whether that distinction is important, but if and when it
is, then we could use an adjective to clarify.  Under the hood, the
object we call packages today are just modules.


Jim Fulton

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