[Distutils] [Python-Dev] [Catalog-sig] accept the wheel PEPs425, 426, 427

Daniel Holth dholth at gmail.com
Tue Nov 13 17:35:13 CET 2012

Setuptools! You would avoid 75% of pypi. It is nonsense to pretend that
setuptools is not a significant packaging innovation. Its main flaw is that
it is based on distutils, a non-extensible design. distutils2 is a lot of
setuptools and distutils code with the plug-ability taken out.

Perhaps I should say that I would like distutils to become as relevant to
packaging as the cgi module is to web development. It is not a short-term
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