[Python-Dev] Fwd: PEP 426 is now the draft spec for distribution metadata 2.0

Chris Jerdonek chris.jerdonek at gmail.com
Wed Feb 20 09:03:18 CET 2013


> On Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 2:48 AM, Chris Jerdonek wrote:
>
> I meant that bringing distlib into http://hg.python.org/cpython/ would
> give it more visibility to core devs and others that already keep an
> eye on python-checkins (the mailing list). And I think seeing the
> Sphinx-processed docs integrated and cross-referenced with
> http://docs.python.org/dev/ will help people understand better what
> has been done and how it fits in with the rest of CPython -- which I
> think would be useful to the community. It may also encourage
> involvement (e.g. by being part of the main tracker).

On Tue, Feb 19, 2013 at 11:53 PM, Donald Stufft <donald.stufft at gmail.com> wrote:
> On the other hand it makes contributing to it more annoying since it
> does not have pull requests, unless it was just a mirror.

Maybe just the finished/production-ready pieces could be added as they
are ready, with the main development happening outside.  My
understanding of distlib is that it's a collection of independent,
bite-sized pieces of functionality, which could lend itself well to
such a process.

--Chris


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