[XML-SIG] Inconsistent module names
Fred L. Drake
Fred L. Drake, Jr." <email@example.com
Thu, 22 Jul 1999 17:19:28 -0400 (EDT)
> Yet when I unzip the dowload, the files go into the ...\xml-0.5.1 directory.
> Thus, it takes some time to fgigure out to rename the directory to "xml".
I think this is a really annoying thing; the Python package
directory is used as a general dumping ground for a bunch of stuff
other than the actual package code. (README, documentation and demo
I think the right approach is to have a distribution directory that
contains the package directory and the other stuff. For those of use
that use a CVS checkout named "xml", we'd get something like:
The packaged distribution should end up like this:
This is the way the distutils tree is laid out (in part because I
pressured Greg to do it that way;).
Does anyone else agree? Alternatives?
Fred L. Drake, Jr. <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Corporation for National Research Initiatives