[Python-Dev] Proposing PEP 345 : Metadata for Python Software Packages 1.2
ziade.tarek at gmail.com
Mon Dec 28 11:40:08 CET 2009
On Mon, Dec 28, 2009 at 11:21 AM, Lennart Regebro <regebro at gmail.com> wrote:
> Another penny dropped when it comes to version specs.
> Should 2.5 mean 2.5.0 only, or 2.5.*. Well... why would you ever need
> to specify 2.5.0 only. That's a nonsense specification.
> "My project requires Python 2.5.0, but doesn't work with 2.5.1". Huh!?
> Well, then fix it, goofball. :)
> 2.5 can mean 2.5.* without any problems. And 3 should mean 3.*.*.
I am not sure why you are proposing a new syntax, if you agree that
2.5 should mean 2.5.*
The syntax we have specified in the PEP already works with your
examples, and is way less complex that your proposals I think.
Tarek Ziadé | http://ziade.org
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