[Distutils] Draft PEP for JSON based metadata published

Donald Stufft donald at stufft.io
Wed May 29 03:04:23 CEST 2013

On May 28, 2013, at 9:00 PM, Nick Coghlan <ncoghlan at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Mon, May 27, 2013 at 9:36 PM, Nick Coghlan <ncoghlan at gmail.com> wrote:
>> After preliminary reviews by Donald and Daniel, I have now pushed the
>> first complete draft of the JSON-based metadata 2.0 proposal to
>> python.org
>> PEP 426 (metadata 2.0): http://www.python.org/dev/peps/pep-0426/
>> PEP 440 (versioning): http://www.python.org/dev/peps/pep-0440/
> Based on some offline feedback from Daniel, I'm going to change the
> current "type" field in the contact metadata to "role". The name of
> the default role will change from "individual" to "contributor", and
> projects will be given freedom to define their own roles beyond the
> predefined ones. (We're actually stealing this from the way contact
> metadata works in PHP's composer).
> Cheers,
> Nick.
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Please define what the valid values for the role field are when you include it.

Donald Stufft
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