[Distutils] Specific packaging goals and a tentative timeline

Brett Cannon brett at python.org
Fri Jul 19 17:33:32 CEST 2013

On Fri, Jul 19, 2013 at 4:31 AM, Nick Coghlan <ncoghlan at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 19 July 2013 18:17, Paul Moore <p.f.moore at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 19 July 2013 05:06, Nick Coghlan <ncoghlan at gmail.com> wrote:
> >>
> >>     * (hopefully) add support for indirect imports (see
> >> http://mail.python.org/pipermail/import-sig/2013-July/000645.html for
> >> the draft PEP - thanks Eric for taking this from a rough idea in email
> >> to a concrete proposal!)
> >
> >
> > Looking at the import-sig archives, it looks like the list is essentially
> > dead (I obviously unsubscribed some time ago, as I hadn't received the
> > referenced email).
> There hasn't been a lot to talk about since the namespace package
> discussions :)
> > Might be worth discussing this on python-dev?
> Given the functionality it aims to replace, here would probably be a
> better place for preliminary discussions to thrash out a detailed
> proposal. Eric and I were actually wondering about whether or not to
> cross-post it.

I agree it should start there (I have already replied to Eric's draft PEP).
All of the people with any form of intimate knowledge of how import works
are on that list so I think it's still best to hash out any sticking points
there before taking to python-dev for decision-making.
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