[Distutils] Deprecating little used file types/extensions on PyPI?

Donald Stufft donald at stufft.io
Wed Aug 17 18:08:17 EDT 2016

> On Aug 17, 2016, at 6:05 PM, Chris Barker <chris.barker at noaa.gov> wrote:
> I do -- what advantage does tar.gz have over zip?

The two formats are roughly isomorphic in terms of technical reasons to pick one over the other, but distutils defaults to .tar.gz and most uploads to PyPI are .tar.gz.

Donald Stufft

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