[Distutils] PEP-426 environment markers [was: Re: Support for condition to include or exclude a buildout sections based on a Python expression]

Jim Fulton jim at zope.com
Wed Jan 30 19:17:17 CET 2013

On Wed, Jan 30, 2013 at 11:37 AM, Daniel Holth <dholth at gmail.com> wrote:
> One more thing: sys.platform != 'win32' is how you write "not windows"

Yeah, I got that. But I'd much rather let people write and read:

  [foo: not windows]

than force them than write and read:

  [foo: sys.platform != 'win32']

Following the barely relevant PEP is just not a win here.


Jim Fulton
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