[Python-Dev] eggs now mandatory for pypi?
doug.hellmann at gmail.com
Mon Oct 5 13:58:27 CEST 2009
On Oct 5, 2009, at 4:59 AM, Ben Finney wrote:
> Fredrik Lundh <fredrik at pythonware.com> writes:
>> it's revews like this that makes me wonder if releasing open source
>> a good idea:
>> no egg - worst seen ever, remove it from pypi or provide an egg
>> (jensens, 2009-10-05, 0 points)
> Heh. If harsh, uninformed responses make you wonder whether it's worth
> doing free software, then you're in the wrong social philanthropy
> Make the software good quality, release it in the standard format (in
> this case, a Distutils ‘sdist’ on PyPI), respond in a timely manner to
> genuine requests for help. Eggs are certainly not a requirement, nor
> responding to hostility like the above comment.
> If you *want* to respond, you can politely direct them to
> <URL:http://docs.python.org/install/> where they can learn how to
> install Python distributions — no mention of eggs at all.
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