[Distutils] Current Python packaging status (from my point of view)

Nick Coghlan ncoghlan at gmail.com
Sun Nov 6 00:44:06 EDT 2016

On 6 November 2016 at 08:13, Ralf Gommers <ralf.gommers at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Fri, Nov 4, 2016 at 11:36 PM, Nick Coghlan <ncoghlan at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > Such a grant was already awarded earlier this year by way of the
>> > Scientific Python Working Group (which is a collaborative funding
>> > initiative between the PSF and NumFocus):
>> > https://mail.python.org/pipermail/scientific/2016-January/000271.html
>> >
>> > However, we hadn't received a status update by the time I stepped down
>> > from the Board,
> This status update was sent to the PSF board in June:
> http://mingwpy.github.io/roadmap.html#status-update-june-16.

Very cool - thanks for the update!

> Up until that report the progress was good, but after that progress has
> stalled due to unavailability for private reasons of Carl Kleffner (the main
> author of MingwPy).

Ah, that's unfortunate. Hopefully nothing too serious, although I
realise it wouldn't be appropriate to share details on a public list
like this one.


Nick Coghlan   |   ncoghlan at gmail.com   |   Brisbane, Australia

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