On 03/04/2010 11:35 AM, Hanno Schlichting wrote: > On Thu, Mar 4, 2010 at 7:19 AM, Christian Theune <c...@gocept.com> wrote: >> A thought that came up when reading this paragraph: another option >> restructuring/grouping to reduce the amount of packages may be to join >> smaller packages with weird boundaries into larger ones again. (Not that >> I suggest this to be an ultimate option, nor do I know from the top of >> my head any candidates for this, but we can keep that on the list of >> options we have.) > > I think this is a good idea, but I wouldn't want to do it on a package > level. Rather do it on the distribution level. Once the distutils2 > improvements are available, we have the means to say "distribution A > obsoletes B".
Interesting. On the first impression that sounds like a good abstraction and tool. I guess not everyone aware that distribution != package is possible and maybe even useful. ;) Christian -- Christian Theune · c...@gocept.com gocept gmbh & co. kg · forsterstraße 29 · 06112 halle (saale) · germany http://gocept.com · tel +49 345 1229889 0 · fax +49 345 1229889 1 Zope and Plone consulting and development
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