[Python-Dev] "setuptools has divided the Python community"

skip at pobox.com skip at pobox.com
Fri Mar 27 20:24:47 CET 2009

    mal> Zip files are great for shipping packages to the end-user, but
    mal> there's no need to keep them zipped once they get there.

I thought one of the arguments for zip files was a performance increase
(reduced stat(2) calls, etc).  I may misremember though.


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