[Python-Dev] Edits to Metadata 1.2 to add extras (optional dependencies)

Daniel Holth dholth at gmail.com
Fri Aug 31 05:16:49 CEST 2012

After this discussion it seemed wiser to submit my proposed 1.2 edits
as Metadata 1.3, adding Provides-Extra, Setup-Requires-Dist, and
Extension (with no defined registration procedure). This version is
sure to be exciting as it also specifies that the values are UTF-8
with tolerant decoding and re-defines environment markers in terms of
the ast module (is there a better way to specify a subset of Python?).

The proposed Metadata 1.3 is at


Daniel Holth

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