[Distutils] distlib updated - comments sought

Vinay Sajip vinay_sajip at yahoo.co.uk
Fri Oct 5 16:13:41 CEST 2012

Daniel Holth <dholth <at> gmail.com> writes:

> Is this supposed to go into the stdlib? Simple reference
> implementations (wsgiref) fare better there than frameworks
> (distutils). The pluggable installer metaframework belongs on pypi.

I'm thinking of distlib as a library rather than a framework. However, it's
probably too early to say definitively which parts might belong in the stdlib and
which mightn't. Not every library with a service provider interface is
automatically a framework.


Vinay Sajip

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