[Python-Dev] Proposing PEP 345 : Metadata for Python Software Packages 1.2

Tarek Ziadé ziade.tarek at gmail.com
Mon Dec 28 09:45:21 CET 2009

On Mon, Dec 28, 2009 at 7:39 AM, Lennart Regebro <regebro at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 28, 2009 at 05:37, Terry Reedy <tjreedy at udel.edu> wrote:
>> If the first x.y release were called x.y.0, (does not sys.version include
>> 0?) then x.y would unambiguously mean the series.
> Yeah, well, although sys.version includes the zero, nothing else does.
> The first releases are called 2.5, which is ambiguous. Both Python and
> Plone leaves out the zero in the version name. IMO that's a bug. But
> that's now how it is.

Yes but in PEP 386 semantics, 2.5 will be equivalent to 2.5.0, so it
doesn't matter
if a software doesn't use the .0


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