[Distutils] Specific packaging goals and a tentative timeline

Marcus Smith qwcode at gmail.com
Fri Jul 19 18:31:37 CEST 2013

>     * decide on a bundling or explicit bootstrapping scheme for pip
> (this still needs a PEP to help clarify the pros and cons of the
> various alternatives)

if we improve things enough so that the get-pip.py experience is reliable
and robust (and handles setuptools if not bundled), then might that be
enough for now?
(see the options here: https://github.com/pypa/pip/issues/1049)
i.e. improve pip's installer experience, and then come back around to
bundling/bootstrap with python.
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