[Python-ideas] Moving development out of the standard library

Ian Bicking ianb at colorstudy.com
Mon Jun 7 22:00:17 CEST 2010

On Mon, Jun 7, 2010 at 2:57 PM, Tarek Ziadé <ziade.tarek at gmail.com> wrote:

> Now for older versions of Python, I will provide a backport at PyPI,
> so people can use
> it under Python 2.x. This backport will probably be made with the
> trunk so the 2.x line has the latest
> code. IOW the latest 2.7 release might be more advanced than the one
> provided in 3.3 for example,
> but I don't see this as a problem.

It means that, at least for pip, distutils2 3.3 would be effectively the
last version.  If there are important bugs we'll have to work around them.
If there are added features we'll have to ignore them.

Ian Bicking  |  http://blog.ianbicking.org
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