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