[Python-Dev] a new setuptools release?

Guido van Rossum guido at python.org
Tue Oct 6 22:14:18 CEST 2009

I'm saying that I don't expect setuptools 0.7 to appear before Tarek's
Distribute is mature and in widespread use. IOW I support Tarek's fork
and suggest nobody hold their breath waiting for setuptools 0.7.

On Tue, Oct 6, 2009 at 1:08 PM, P.J. Eby <pje at telecommunity.com> wrote:
> At 12:16 PM 10/6/2009 -0700, Guido van Rossum wrote:
>> I think at this point the community should not be forced wait for you
>> to get a new supply of round tuits. The wait has been too long
>> already. You can stay on in an advisory role, but I don't think it's
>> reasonable to block development or decisions until you have time.
> Tarek didn't think so either, which is why he created a fork, called
> Distribute.  So I'm not really clear on what you're trying to say here (or
> in the rest of the email, for that matter).

--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)

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