[Distutils] RFC: Binary Distribution Format for distutils2/packaging

Chris Barker chris.barker at noaa.gov
Thu Mar 15 17:03:02 CET 2012

> On 14 March 2012 19:04, Tarek Ziadé <tarek at ziade.org> wrote:

>> Why would someone create a binary release when
>> it's pure Python ?

There are a lot of users (Windows and Mac anyway) that like a nice
point+click installer, and don't know (and shouldn't have to) whether
there is any compiled code in there. It's nice to support that.



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