[Python-Dev] Proposing PEP 345 : Metadata for Python Software Packages 1.2
solipsis at pitrou.net
Tue Dec 29 00:21:54 CET 2009
David Lyon <david.lyon <at> preisshare.net> writes:
> Requires a particular python version.
> > Requires-Python: 2.5:2.7
Why not drop ranges as well as operators and simply use commas?
The above would be rewritten as:
Requires-Python: 2.5, 2.6, 2.7
This would prevent the ambiguity on the inclusive or exclusive nature of the
upper bound of the range.
You might argue that if you want to include 8 versions of Python this makes the
notation slightly longer, but who tests their package with 8 different versions
(and if you don't test exhaustively, just use the "2.5+" notation)
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