+1 this is a problem.
The question is whether curing it is *more* of a problem.
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
> 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
> 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
> 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. :)
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