[Python-Dev] Making distutils string-free?

Greg Ward gward@python.net
Fri, 31 May 2002 10:42:30 -0400

On 31 May 2002, M.-A. Lemburg said:
> distutils has to maintain 1.5.2 compatibility. Please don't
> change anything which would cause this to break.

Isn't it enough that Distutils 1.0.1 or 1.0.2 or whatever-it-is is
available for Python 1.5.2?  At some point, the Distutils distributed
with Python should catch up with modern Python coding conventions.
Now's as good a time as any.

Greg Ward - programmer-at-big                           gward@python.net
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