[Python-Dev] BDFL pronouncement?
C. Titus Brown
ctb at msu.edu
Fri Oct 9 23:00:09 CEST 2009
On Fri, Oct 09, 2009 at 01:56:42PM -0700, Guido van Rossum wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 9, 2009 at 1:50 PM, Georg Brandl <g.brandl at gmx.net> wrote:
> > Chris Withers schrieb:
> >> Guido van Rossum wrote:
> >>> 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.
> >> Well, if this was the BDFL pronouncement that a lot of people have taken
> >> it to be, does that allow Martin von Lewis to give the keys to
> >> http://pypi.python.org/pypi/setuptools to the "distribute" developers,
> >> so we can get on and use the original "setuptools" name without all the
> >> confusion and hackery needed to make "distribute" work?
> > That's absurd. ?There's a certain area where Guido can make pronouncements,
> > but third-party packages is not it. ?Even if they're hosted on python.org
> > infrastructure.
Is that a pronouncement?
"GvR, the self-limiting BDFL."
C. Titus Brown, ctb at msu.edu
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