[Distutils] Setuptools-Distribute merge announcement

Vinay Sajip vinay_sajip at yahoo.co.uk
Thu Mar 14 09:53:07 CET 2013

Carl Meyer <carl <at> oddbird.net> writes:

> On 03/13/2013 06:54 PM, PJ Eby wrote:
> > Jason Coombs (head of the Distribute project) and I are working on
> > merging the bulk of the improvements distribute made into the
> > setuptools code base.  He has volunteered to take over maintenance of
> > setuptools, and I welcome his assistance.
> This merge is very good news for Python packaging. Kudos and thanks to
> you and Jason.
> This also seems like an appropriate opportunity to say: thank you for
> building the first working packaging system for Python (the one that all
> popular packaging tools are still based on), and for all the work you've
> put into it over the years.

Emphatic +1!


Vinay Sajip

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