[Python-Dev] Proposing PEP 345 : Metadata for Python Software Packages 1.2

David Lyon david.lyon at preisshare.net
Mon Jan 4 00:42:15 CET 2010

> On Mon, Dec 28, 2009 at 1:15 AM,  Tarek Ziade wrote:
> This new operator removes the ambiguity the original proposal had,
> without making it more
> complex for common use cases. So if you dislike it, you will need to
> propose something
> else that also fixes the ambiguity we had.


> Environment markers
>Here are some example of fields using such markers:
>Requires-Dist: pywin32 (>1.0); sys.platform == 'win32'

  Requires-Dist: [Windows] pywin32 1.0+

That's simpler, shorter, and less ambiguous. Easier to
parse for package managers.


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