[Python-Dev] "setuptools has divided the Python community"
barry at python.org
Fri Mar 27 22:27:52 CET 2009
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On Mar 27, 2009, at 2:27 PM, Eric Smith wrote:
> Olemis Lang wrote:
>>> I also think the feature should go. If you want functionality
>>> that's so
>>> difficult to provide when you install as a zip file, the answer is
>>> not to
>>> make things more complex, but to not install as zip files.
>> What about environments like Google App Engine ? I mean, AFAIK using
>> ZIP files is the *official* solution to meet some quotas &
>> requirements ... CMIIW anyway ...
>> I mean, for example: what if someone writes an app containing
>> resources like message catalogs for i18n, uploads it to GAE using ZIP
>> files and still wants to use the MO files (i.e. resources) for
>> translation (i.e. for anything else ...) ... Hmmmm ?
> I mentioned yesterday (in the language summit) that we really need
> to get all the requirements together before we start any work. I
> fear that there are many hidden requirements (or ones that I'm
> personally not aware of, at least). I don't know gettext well enough
> give an answer yet.
The class-based API for gettext takes streams, so resource_stream()
would work just fine. I think i18n plugins for Python do not
necessarily need to use the classic gettext API.
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