[Distutils] Amend PEP 440 with Wider Feedback on Release Candidates

Paul Moore p.f.moore at gmail.com
Tue Dec 16 20:51:35 CET 2014

On 16 December 2014 at 17:56, Donald Stufft <donald at stufft.io> wrote:
> I’ve had a number of people complain that PEP 440 normalizes a release
> candidate as 1.0c1 instead of 1.0rc1. Do we want to ammend the PEP to switch
> the normalization around so that it normalizes 1.0c1 to 1.0rc1? This probably
> matches what people expect better in general? It wouldn't have any effect on
> sort order or the like, it would just change which form is preferred.

I'd typically expect to see 1.0rc1 rather than 1.0c1. I don't think
it's a crisis either way, but I would mildly prefer it if this change
was made.

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