[Python-Dev] Python Package Management Roadmap in Python Releases

Oleg Broytman phd at phd.pp.ru
Thu Oct 22 12:12:06 CEST 2009

On Wed, Oct 21, 2009 at 10:35:49PM -0700, Glenn Linderman wrote:
> Maybe what David is missing is that since python-dev is uninterested in  
> the package management issue, the only remaining way to include package  
> management in a convenient, single installation, is to
> 1) Create the package management tool
> 2) Create a bundled installer that will install both Python, the package  
> management tool, and any dependencies of the package management tool
> 3) Advertise the availability of the bundle, and its usefulness*
> 4) See how many users try it out, and as new versions of Python are  
> created, how many users keep coming back, in preference to the package  
> management tool free python.org distribution.

   David, may be my memory betrays me, but I think you ask you question not
for the first but for the second, if not the third time. And every time you
got exactly this answer - "Create the package management tool and see how
many users try it out".

     Oleg Broytman            http://phd.pp.ru/            phd at phd.pp.ru
           Programmers don't die, they just GOSUB without RETURN.

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