[Python-Dev] how to easily consume just the parts of eggs that are good for you

Ben Finney bignose+hates-spam at benfinney.id.au
Thu Apr 10 00:47:06 CEST 2008

"Stanley A. Klein" <sklein at cpcug.org> writes:

> IMHO, the main system without a package manager is Windows.

AFAICT the MacOS platform also lacks in this area.

> A reasonable way to deal with Windows would be to create a package
> manager for it that could be used by Python and anyone else who
> wanted to use it. [...] This is primarily a Windows problem, not a
> Python problem.

I'd rephrase this as: If you *must* re-invent package management for
those legacy systems without it, please *don't* make it specific to

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