[Python-Dev] Distutils ML wrap-up: setup.cfg new format

Nick Coghlan ncoghlan at gmail.com
Thu Sep 24 04:16:01 CEST 2009

Antoine Pitrou wrote:
> As far as I'm concerned, anything which looks intuitive enough (e.g. ini-style)
> and not overly complicated is fine. The details of the syntax aren't really
> important as long as they make sense, and don't get in the way.

One small comment before all this goes back to the distutils list: the
abbreviation "py" shouldn't be used to refer to the Python interpreter
as it is somewhat ambiguous due to the existence of the independent "py"
package [1]. The longer "python_version" has a genuine advantage in
clarity here.


[1] http://codespeak.net/py/dist/index.html

Nick Coghlan   |   ncoghlan at gmail.com   |   Brisbane, Australia

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