[meta-sig] CPAN-for-Python

Michael McLay mclay@nist.gov
Thu, 2 Nov 2000 13:04:46 -0500 (EST)


Andrew Kuchling writes:
 > On Thu, Nov 02, 2000 at 11:50:11AM -0500, Paul Everitt wrote:
 > >Back in the 1995 or 1996 time frame I created one of the first couple of
 > >sigs, called the "Locator SIG".  Its charter was to provide a
 > >searchable archive for Python resources.
 > 
 > I think we should revive the Locator SIG for this purpose.  While the
 > problem interacts with Distutils a bit (mostly in the metadata
 > available in setup.py files), much of it will be concerned with
 > requirements and data formats and protocols that are unrelated to the
 > Distutils.  I'm willing to own it, and here's a proposed description:
 > 
 > The Python Locator SIG aims at producing a master index of Python
 > software and other resources.  It will begin by figuring out what the
 > requirements are, converging on a design, and producing an implementation.

I second the motion.  Please restart the sig and move the discussion
to that list.