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

Vinay Sajip vinay_sajip at yahoo.co.uk
Sun Feb 3 22:52:08 CET 2013

Paul Moore <p.f.moore <at> gmail.com> writes:

> So it's perfectly possible to use wheels right now, without the pip
> integration. But the pip developers don't want to integrate the wheel
> format just because it exists - they want the assurance that it's an
> accepted format supported by PEPs, hence the interest in getting the 3
> wheel PEPs (of which the metadata PEP is the first) accepted.

Likewise, I will look at the possibility of providing wheel support in distlib,
once it has been accepted as a standard and the open issues (such as signature
scheme) have been resolved.


Vinay Sajip

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