[Distutils] PEP 517 again

xoviat xoviat at gmail.com
Sat Aug 26 18:05:18 EDT 2017

With respect to this issue, if everyone told me that I was wrong then I
would say I'm obviously wrong. But some people are saying one thing and
other people are saying something else.

On Aug 26, 2017 5:03 PM, "xoviat" <xoviat at gmail.com> wrote:

> As I said, I don't care what the particular solution is on this issue.
> However I'm simply trying to anticipate and resolve potential disagreements
> that could drag this out for a significant period of time. It is clear that
> Nick and Donald have a disagreement on this issue which is actually not in
> and of itself packaging related. The clear way to resolve this was to get a
> pronouncement.
> On Aug 26, 2017 4:56 PM, "Nathaniel Smith" <njs at pobox.com> wrote:
>> On Sat, Aug 26, 2017 at 2:06 PM, xoviat <xoviat at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > I also think that Guido pretty much ruled out Notimplemented.
>> As I've said, I don't think it matters a huge deal whether we use
>> NotImplemented or not. But please don't treat Guido as some kind of
>> pronouncement generating machine where you hurl out-of-context
>> questions at him and then use his response as a club to beat down
>> discussion. It's rude to Guido, it's rude to Nick and Donald (to whom
>> Guido has explicitly delegated his BDFL authority in packaging-related
>> matters), and it's rude to everyone trying to discuss proposals on
>> their merits.
>> -n
>> --
>> Nathaniel J. Smith -- https://vorpus.org
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