[Import-SIG] Proposal and questions about PEP 420

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Sun May 13 21:15:30 CEST 2012

On Sun, 13 May 2012 20:58:41 +0200
"Martin v. Löwis" <martin at v.loewis.de> wrote:
> On 13.05.2012 17:33, Guido van Rossum wrote:
> > -1. It would create a very busy toplevel directory. There's a reason
> > people nest directories...
> Alas, thanks to egg files, we already have busy toplevel directories,
> which extend into long sys.path lists.

I don't think it's egg files themselves, but the habit
setuptools/distribute has to extend sys.path as part of its pth files.



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