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

Chris Withers chris at simplistix.co.uk
Wed Sep 30 17:04:26 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.

This is a variant of "as simple as possible and required but no 
simpler", which I'm sure is what we're all aiming for. The problem is 
that it's fiendishly difficult ;-)


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