[Python-Dev] This Project Has Not Released Any Files

Eric S. Raymond esr@thyrsus.com
Thu, 19 Oct 2000 14:05:48 -0400

Andrew Kuchling <akuchlin@mems-exchange.org>:
> I like pythonX.X.tar.gz best, and will change the filenames (leaving
> bc-compat symlinks for py152.tgz and pyth151.tgz) unless vetoed.
> Though isn't the standard GNU naming convention more like
> python-1.5.tar.gz?

It is, and I wish we'd move to it as did the Perl guys.  It makes life
substantially easier to have really uniform naming conventions,
especially for programs like the Metalabs file clerk.
		<a href="http://www.tuxedo.org/~esr/">Eric S. Raymond</a>

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