+1 this is a problem. The question is whether curing it is *more* of a problem.
-Casey On Wed, 14 Apr 2004 09:00:26 -0400 Jim Fulton <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > Jim Fulton wrote: > > > > Zope 2 has a package named "Zope". Zope 3 has a package named > > "zope". Starting with Zope 2.8, parts of Zope 3 will be included in > > Zope 2. As things stand, this will require having both "Zope" and > > "zope" packages. Python can handle this fine, however, it will > > require putting the packages in separate directories (for Windows). > > A typical Zope installation will probably add at least two > > directories to the Python path, for: > > > > - The Zope software > > > > - Instance (site) specific packages > > > > So adding two directories, rather than one for the Zope software > > isn't a big deal. > > > > Of course, having two packages with names differing only in case is > > a bit ugly. > > > > Do we want to consider renaming one or both of these packages > > to avoid the conflict? > > I should have been clearer. > > The first question is: > > Is it a problem to have two packages with names differing only in > case? > > I haven't gotten as many responses on this as I expected. I'll try to > summarize so far: > > - Chris feels strongly that this is a problem > > - I've been swayed by Chris' response from neutral to thinking that > this > is a problem. > > - Tres seems not to think this is a problem, but I'm not sure. > > - Fred doesn't seem to think this is a problem. > > - I can't tell from Robert's and Stephans responses whether they think > this > is a problem or not. > > Perhaps we can get more input on whether there's a problem. > > A response with a positive sign (e.g. +1, +0, +2, ...) indicates > agreement that this is a probelm. :) > > Jim > > -- > Jim Fulton mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Python Powered! > CTO (540) 361-1714 http://www.python.org > Zope Corporation http://www.zope.com http://www.zope.org _______________________________________________ Zope-Dev maillist - [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://mail.zope.org/mailman/listinfo/zope-dev ** No cross posts or HTML encoding! ** (Related lists - http://mail.zope.org/mailman/listinfo/zope-announce http://mail.zope.org/mailman/listinfo/zope )