[Python-Dev] BDFL delegation for PEP 426 (PyPI metadata 1.3)

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Sun Feb 3 12:27:54 CET 2013

On Sun, 3 Feb 2013 16:44:33 +1000
Nick Coghlan <ncoghlan at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Feb 3, 2013 at 4:37 PM, Guido van Rossum <guido at python.org> wrote:
> > I don't know or care much about PyPI metadata, so do what you feel is
> > right. If you are uncomfortable being PEP-uncle *and* -author, find
> > another author or another uncle. But since it doesn't affect the
> > language or library, it's fine with me if you are both. :-)
> To clarify what will happen if I handle both jobs: I'll bug a few
> specific people like Vinay Sajip (distlib), and MvL or Richard Jones
> (PyPI) to at least glance over it, as well as giving distutils-sig,
> catalog-sig and python-dev one last chance to comment on my revised
> draft.
> Then, wearing my BDFL-Delegate hat, I'd decide what feedback I
> considered worth addressing and what could be safely ignored (or
> postponed to the next time the metadata gets updated).
> I don't expect anything I want to do to be particularly controversial,
> but I think it's worth trying to get it right (even if it delays wheel
> support in pip for a few more weeks).

Will wheel be implemented in distutils?



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