[Python-Dev] Proposing PEP 345 : Metadata for Python Software Packages 1.2
fuzzyman at voidspace.org.uk
Tue Dec 29 00:07:32 CET 2009
On 28/12/2009 22:57, David Lyon wrote:
> On Mon, 28 Dec 2009 10:42:20 +0100, "Martin v. Löwis"<martin at v.loewis.de>
>> On distutils-sig, a vocal fraction seems to think otherwise. From my
>> short interaction there, I now think that comparison operators are
>> indeed hard to use, and that the concept of a half-open interval,
>> and how you can use relational operators involving the endpoints
>> to denote it, is (apparently) *quite* advanced.
> > From Len and my interactions, I will wrap up and make one addition
> to the set. I'm adding one last proposition.
> > Requires-Python: 3
> Requires a particular python version.
> > Requires-Python: 2.5:2.7
> Specifies a range of python versions.
So this would work for Python 2.7 but *not* 2.7.1? Or does 2.7
implicitly mean a range of all Python 2.7 versions?
If not how do we specify up to the last version of 2.6 (which may not
yet be released) but *not* 2.7?
> > Requires-Python: 2.4+
> Specifies anything above a particular python version.
> (No need to ask me about a less than operator. I think
> a packager would feel more comfortable with using the
> range operator than a 'less-than' operator. There just
> comes a point where people don't bother with old
> interpreter versions)
> That wraps it up for the vocal faction...
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