[Python-Dev] Capsule Summary of Some Packaging/Deployment Technology Concerns

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at v.loewis.de
Thu Mar 20 01:48:21 CET 2008

> The Python sandbox has a setuptools directory.  Is this the canonical  
> location for the code? 

Yes, it is.

> If so, then anybody who has Python commit  
> privileges can commit to it and help further develop setuptools.

They can, but they shouldn't. Nothing should be committed there
without pje's approval (in whatever form he choses to give such

> If not, why not and what is the sandbox setuptools used for?

I think it shouldn't be in sandbox, but toplevel, but that's a
minor detail. Maybe I misunderstand the English word "sandbox".


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