[Pythonmac-SIG] Mac Python and eggs...
ronaldoussoren at mac.com
Sat Jan 21 15:27:12 CET 2006
On 20-jan-2006, at 3:04, Bob Ippolito wrote:
> On Jan 19, 2006, at 5:02 PM, Christopher Barker wrote:
>>> There's no good reason to prefer eggs on pythonmac.org.
>> I don't quite follow. Are you suggesting that we don't put any
>> eggs on
>> pythonmac? If so, then we do put non-egg packages there? I am
>> that that will just confuse the users more. I'd really like to be
>> to tell people: go to this place, and all available packages for
>> on OS-X are there.
> We could mine Cheese Shop and list the pure python packages, the
> packages that have Mac OS X eggs, and the mpkgs.
I'd prefer to see a list of packages that are known to work on OSX
with a link to the cheese shop for people that want to find more
you could just point people to the cheese shop.
"pure python" doesn't mean software will work OSX, it may well have
on the host system that aren't valid on OSX (parsing linux-style /
APIs in the os module that are not available on OSX, ...).
BTW. "known to work" can be very lightweight such as someone that has
library and adds it to a list on the Wiki.
BTW2. This reminds me of the old PackageManager, Jack's plan about it
provide a list of easy-to-install packages that are known to work on
can, and has, been said about the actual implementation, but the idea
is a good
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