[Python-Dev] packaging location ?

Daniel Holth dholth at gmail.com
Sun Sep 16 21:05:50 CEST 2012

> I agree with Lennart's and Antoine's advice of just move forward with what
> we have. If some PEPs need fixing then let's fix them, but we don't need to
> rock the horse even more by going overboard. Getting the sane, core bits
> into the stdlib as packaging is meant to is plenty to take on. If people
> want to reinvent stuff they can do it elsewhere. I personally don't care if
> it is done inside or outside the stdlib initially or if it stays in
> packaging or goes directly into distutils, but forward movement with what we
> have is the most important thing.


I was excited about packaging in 2010, it is time to document and
implement the specs we have. The sooner we do, the less confusing it
will be for a newcomer who just wants to release a simple printer of
nested lists to pypi.

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