[Distutils] wacky idea about reifying extras

Paul Moore p.f.moore at gmail.com
Thu Oct 29 05:18:02 EDT 2015

On 29 October 2015 at 01:16, Nathaniel Smith <njs at pobox.com> wrote:
> Well.... I wouldn't say "no one". You weren't there at the NumPy BoF
> at SciPy this year, where a substantial portion of the room started
> calling for exactly this, and I felt pretty alone up front trying to
> squash it almost singlehandedly. It was a bit awkward actually!
> What I'm saying is, it's not a coincidence that it was after SciPy
> this year that I finally subscribed to distutils-sig :-).

Ouch. This is a scenario that I (as a casual numpy user with no
particular interest in conda) am definitely concerned about - so
thanks for fighting that fight on my behalf (and that of many others,
I'm sure).


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