[Python-Dev] Distutils and Distribute roadmap (and some words on Virtualenv, Pip)

Tarek Ziadé ziade.tarek at gmail.com
Sun Oct 11 23:02:29 CEST 2009

On Sun, Oct 11, 2009 at 7:27 PM, Steven Bethard
<steven.bethard at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I am working with Tarek to keep Windows issues (and in particular this
>> one) on the agenda. It's quite hard at times, as getting a
>> representative sample of Windows users' preferences/requirements is
>> difficult at best (Windows users seem as a group to be either very
>> quiet, or very easy to please. I'm an exception :-))
>> If any Windows users want to speak up and help, that would be
>> immensely useful! (And please, identify yourself as such - it's often
>> hard to determine who knows Windows, and who is a Unix user making
>> assumptions or best guesses).
> I'm a Windows user, and I've also spent a fair bit of time improving
> Python's bdist_msi support exactly so that we have better support for
> Windows native package management. However, I don't have enough time
> to keep up with the massive package management threads. If you want to
> CC me occasionally to get my feedback on a particular comment though,
> I'd be happy to speak up.

Thanks for the help guys !

Just to mention, these win32 discussions have now moved back to Distutils-SIG.


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