[Distutils] PEP 517: Open questions around artifact export directories

Paul Moore p.f.moore at gmail.com
Wed Jun 14 03:53:59 EDT 2017

On 14 June 2017 at 02:53, Nick Coghlan <ncoghlan at gmail.com> wrote:
> While the
> standard library does still default to GNU_FORMAT in general, the
> stated rationale for doing so (it being more widely supported than
> PAX_FORMAT) was last updated more than 10 years ago, and I don't think
> it applies here.

Maybe add a note to the PEP explicitly calling out the fact that this
isn't the default behaviour for the stdlib? Otherwise I bet people
will miss this point. (Some people will probably miss it even with a
note, but we improve the odds :-))


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