[Distutils] new PyPI: a rant from a package maintainer

Chris Barker chris.barker at noaa.gov
Sat Aug 5 16:15:13 EDT 2017

On Fri, Aug 4, 2017 at 5:42 PM, Lucas Boppre Niehues <lucasboppre at gmail.com>

> The long description was originally Markdown, and converted to RST by
> pandoc. I would 100% understand if this conversion triggered some bug.

It's a good idea to run docutils on it yourself -- but in any case, broken
RST has always resulted in plain text rendering on PyPi in the past -- as
it should.



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