[Doc-SIG] better documentation on how to upload to PyPI

Michael Foord fuzzyman at voidspace.org.uk
Wed Mar 3 11:34:11 CET 2010

On 03/03/2010 09:10, Tarek Ziadé wrote:
>> From: Michael Foord<fuzzyman at voidspace.org.uk>
>> Date: Tue, Mar 2, 2010 at 5:53 PM
>> Subject: Re: [Doc-SIG] better documentation on how to upload to PyPI
>> To: Ian Bicking<ianb at colorstudy.com>
>> Cc: Nick Coghlan<ncoghlan at gmail.com>, doc-sig at python.org
>> On 02/03/2010 20:54, Ian Bicking wrote:
>> On Tue, Mar 2, 2010 at 2:49 PM, Nick Coghlan<ncoghlan at gmail.com>  wrote:
>>> Ian Bicking wrote:
>>>> There's an effort to create a new set of documentation for
>>>> packaging: http://guide.python-distribute.org/
>>>> Ideally this work will end up on docs.python.org
>>>> <http://docs.python.org>  at some point.
>>> Would it be worth including a "See Also" or some other link in the main
>>> docs in the meantime? (the quick start there does appear to be the brief
>>> list of the basic steps that the main docs are missing)
>> Yes, I'm sure that would be quite helpful for readers.
>> If we make the change in 2.6-maint then it will be on the main docs when 2.6
>> is released. What documentation page should it go on?
>> I've added a link to the following page, but don't think that will be
>> particularly effective:
>>      http://python.org/doc/
>> Michael
> Hello,
> I've asked Georg about the best location for the guide in the doc a
> few days ago
> since we planned to include it in docs.python.org during the summit.
> If the HH guide is included before it is finished as we have planned,
> maybe it could be included right now
> as part of the 2.6 maintenance as well.
> So the "See also link" would be an internal link in docs.python.org. I
> am proposing this to avoid
> maintaining guide.python-distribute.org *and* a section in
> docs.python.org once 2.7 is out. This will
> also avoid confusion for the community imho.

See if Georg approves that. If he does I will leave it to you to check 
it into the documentation.

All the best,


> Cheers
> Tarek


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