modern-package-template - create your Python project directory layout

Sridhar Ratnakumar sridharr at
Sat Mar 20 18:45:58 CET 2010

I'd like to announce the availability of modern-package-template a PasteScript template to create initial directory structure for Python projects with the following features:

 - Use Distribute instead of setuptools as the BDFL himself supports it.
 - Buildout support, though you are not required to make use of it.
 - README.txt and NEWS.txt automatically included in your package metadata as long_description, thus making them appear in the PyPI page for your project.

In future, support for automatically creating Sphinx docs layout among other features will be added.

Here's the project website that has further details:


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