[Distutils] easy_install deprecated?

Thomas Güttler guettliml at thomas-guettler.de
Thu Jun 18 15:17:08 CEST 2015

Some packages have docs like this:


easy_install foo


pip install foo

Maybe I am too new in the python packaging world, but
for my eyes calling easy_install looks deprecated.

My goal is to make the python world more friendly for newcomers.

Are there still reason to use easy_install and not pip?

I would like to make the docs more readable and remove
the word "or" from them. Things should be straight forward
for newcomers and experts know how to help themselves.

What do you think?

For people loving details: this mail checks if there is a general consensus. It does not
matter which packages I refer to.

   Thomas Güttler

Thomas Guettler http://www.thomas-guettler.de/

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