[Distutils] The pypa account on BitBucket

Daniel Holth dholth at gmail.com
Wed Mar 20 18:43:14 CET 2013

On Wed, Mar 20, 2013 at 1:39 PM, Marcus Smith <qwcode at gmail.com> wrote:
> Nick:
> I'm not sure who owns it yet.
> If it is one of us, then it would need to be a group vote to use the pypa
> "brand name" like this.
> I'll try to get all the pypa people to come here and register their opinion.
> here's my personal thoughts:
> I understand the motivation to reuse our name, but probably less political
> to start a new nifty short name.
> "pypack" or something. "pack" as in a group of people, but also short for
> "packaging"
> In the spirit of the blog post,  here's the 2 doc projects I'd like to see
> exist under this new ~"pypack" group account, and be linked to from the main
> python docs.
> 1)  "Python Packaging User Guide":  to replace the unmaintained Hitchhiker's
> guide,  or just get permission to copy that in here and get it up to date
> and more complete.
> 2)  "Python Packaging Dev Hub": a simpler name to replace
> "python-meta-packaging"
> give the ~10-15 people that are actively involved in the various packaging
> projects and PEPs admin/merge access to help maintain these docs.
> and then announce this on python-announce as real and supported indirectly
> by the PSF.
> people will flock IMO to follow it and contribute with pulls and issues
> Marcus

I like the python packaging authority brand and think it would be
great to put some renewed authority behind it.

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