[Distutils] PEP 426 updated based on last round of discussion

Paul Moore p.f.moore at gmail.com
Wed Jul 17 15:17:37 CEST 2013

On 17 July 2013 12:45, Oscar Benjamin <oscar.j.benjamin at gmail.com> wrote:

> > OTOH, maybe this is metadata 3.0 stuff - I feel like at the moment we
> need
> > to get what we have now out of the door rather than continually adding
> extra
> > capabilities.
> I wasn't proposing to hold anything up or add new capabilities. I'm
> just trying to see how far these changes go towards making non-pure
> Python software automatically installable. Everything I would want to
> build "build requires" software that is not on pypi.

Sorry - my comment was more directed at myself suggesting extra
capabilities in the metadata, than at you for asking the question. The more
questions we ask about "how would this work in practice, for such-and-such
use case" the better...

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