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

Donald Stufft donald.stufft at gmail.com
Thu Jan 31 19:58:24 CET 2013

On Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 9:10 AM, Nick Coghlan wrote:
> So, here's my suggestion for a way forward:
> 1. PEP 426 incorporates the "new versioning algorithm" section from
> PEP 386 directly rather than by reference, with the clarification that
> a top level "dev" release should be sorted before the first alpha
> release
> 2. I accept PEP 426
> 3. I reject PEP 386 (there's a lot of irrelevant stuff in there about
> changing distutils itself which is never going to happen anway)
> 4. I buy Daniel several beverages of his choice at PyCon US for
> putting up with all this extra cleanup of the metadata spec that he
> wasn't expecting when he proposed his update ;)
> Thoughts?
Sounds reasonable to me. 
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