[Python-Dev] Keyword meanings [was: Accept just PEP-0426]
Jim J. Jewett
jimjjewett at gmail.com
Tue Nov 20 21:58:54 CET 2012
Vinay Sajip reworded the 'Provides-Dist' definition to explicitly say:
> The use of multiple names in this field *must not* be used for
> bundling distributions together. It is intended for use when
> projects are forked and merged over time ...
(1) Then how *should* the "bundle-of-several-components" case be
(2) How is 'Provides-Dist' different from 'Obsoletes-Dist'?
The only difference I can see is that it may be a bit more polite
to people who do want to install multiple versions of a (possibly
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