[Python-Dev] [RELEASED] Python 2.7 alpha 2

Lennart Regebro regebro at gmail.com
Tue Jan 12 07:49:27 CET 2010

On Tue, Jan 12, 2010 at 01:11, Barry Warsaw <barry at python.org> wrote:
> Interesting.  The only reason I never used it before is because I didn't know
> about it.  Am I alone?

Maybe not, but the Distribute feature is there because IMO the
distutils feature by itself isn't particularily useful. You need to
write your own distutils extensions, in practice, and they are not
trivial. Distribute has simply done it for you. :)

> I'm skeptical that code can work unmodified in both 2 and 3 without 2to3.
Lennart Regebro: Python, Zope, Plone, Grok
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