[Distutils] Towards a simple and standard sdist format that isn't intertwined with distutils

Nathaniel Smith njs at pobox.com
Thu Oct 8 17:14:33 CEST 2015

On Oct 7, 2015 2:58 PM, "Donald Stufft" <donald at stufft.io> wrote:
> On October 7, 2015 at 5:28:54 PM, Nathaniel Smith (njs at pobox.com) wrote:
> > > Yeah, that's not a good long term solution -- it needs to be moved
> > into the metadata (probably by creating an MKL wheel and then
> > making
> > the numpy wheel depend on it). That's exactly the problem :-)
> >
> Are you available on IRC or for a video call or something? I feel like
> something foundational from both sides that we're each missing here and
it'd be
> easier to just hash it out in real time rather than lobbying random emails
> coming from places of confusion (at least on my side).
> I'm not sure if Paul (or anyone else!) would want to jump in on it too,
> I feel like probably if it's me and you then the two "sides" will
probably be
> reasonably well represented so if more folks don't want to join that's
> OK too, particularly since we wouldn't be making any actual decisions
there :D

This does sound like it would be a good idea -- couldn't hurt, anyway :-).
I'll contact you offlist. If anyone else wants to join in, email me...

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