[Distutils] Amend PEP 440 with Wider Feedback on Release Candidates
donald at stufft.io
Thu Dec 18 15:49:58 CET 2014
> On Dec 17, 2014, at 9:17 PM, Donald Stufft <donald at stufft.io> wrote:
>> On Dec 17, 2014, at 8:55 PM, Donald Stufft <donald at stufft.io> wrote:
>>> On Dec 16, 2014, at 2:51 PM, Paul Moore <p.f.moore at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> 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.
>> Given that it’s a fairly low impact change, We’ve got several pip developers
>> +1 on it, Jason is OK with it on the setuptools side, and nobody has spoken
>> out against it I’m going to go ahead and make this change.
>> Donald Stufft
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> And done: https://hg.python.org/peps/rev/93db88237edb
> Will get the libraries updated next.
setuptools 8.1 is out which has this in it and packaging 14.5
is as well.
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