[Twisted-Python] Components

Bob Ippolito bob at redivi.com
Thu Feb 26 17:32:01 EST 2004

On Feb 26, 2004, at 4:44 PM, Phillip J. Eby wrote:

> At 03:42 PM 2/26/04 -0500, Donovan Preston wrote:
>> I am less excited about introducing a dependency into Nevow. It would 
>> be nice if we could distribute PyProtocols in the same tarball as 
>> Nevow and only install it if needed.
> The (dual PSF/ZPL) license permits that.  And, PyProtocols, is getting 
> pretty stable, so it's not like you'd be updating it every day.
> But naturally, working on dependency support for distutils seems to be 
> an Idea Whose Time Is Coming.  There was a recent Zope3-Dev thread 
> about such issues, although it was more specific to bundling subsets 
> of the Zope3 system, rather than bundling third-party packages.

Yeah, the dependency/package management stuff is also brought up every 
so often on the distutils-sig and pythonmac-sig .. the problem is that 
nobody wants to actually hack on the nasty distutils source to finish 
the work.. except maybe amk :)


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