setuptools without unexpected downloads

Fredrik Lundh fredrik at
Wed Sep 26 14:23:16 CEST 2007

Paul Boddie wrote:

> P.S. Of course, the package maintainer problem manifests itself most
> prominently on Windows where you often see people asking for pre-built
> packages or installers.

for the record, I'd love to see a group of volunteers doing stuff like 
this for Windows.  there are plenty of volunteers that cover all major 
Linux/*BSD distributions (tons of thanks to everyone involved in this!), 
but as far as I can remember, nobody has ever volunteered to do the same 
for Windows.


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