[Distutils] Review of latest draft of PEP 426 (Python package etadata v1.3)

Donald Stufft donald.stufft at gmail.com
Thu Jan 31 12:39:51 CET 2013

On Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 1:20 AM, Nick Coghlan wrote:
> Correct. The desire is still to migrate to a more formal versioning
> scheme, hence PEP 386 by default if no Version-Scheme is specified.
> However, I don't want "but what if PEP 386 doesn't handle my
> pre/post/whatever release naming correctly" to be a potential blocker
> for migration the way it is with v1.2 of the metadata spec.
Their is only one minor difference that I can find between how PEP386 handles
versions and how pkg_resources does. IMO We should moidfy PEP386 to 
match what pkg_resources did for that case and then as far as I can tell
PEP386 will be a strict subset of pkg_resources. 

FWIW anyways
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