[Python-Dev] The Breaking of distutils and PyPI for Python 3000?

Collin Winter collinw at gmail.com
Thu Mar 20 19:17:44 CET 2008


On Wed, Mar 19, 2008 at 6:17 PM, "Martin v. Löwis" <martin at v.loewis.de> wrote:
> >> You seem to be implying that some projects may release separate
>  >> source distributions. I cannot imagine why somebody would want to
>  >> do that.
>  >
>  > That's odd. I can't imagine why anybody would *not* want to do that.
>  > Given the number of issues 2to3 can't fix (because it would be too
>  > dangerous to guess)
>
>  Like which one specifically?

Anything having to do with the str->bytes/unicode->str move is so far
off-limits to 2to3.

Collin Winter


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