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Philipp von Weitershausen wrote:
> Jim Fulton wrote:
>>> On Jul 13, 2007, at 6:57 AM, Jim Fulton wrote:
>>>>> * zope.interface
>>>>> * zope.security
>>>>> * zope.app.container
>>>>> * zope.hookable
>>>>> * zope.i18nmessageid
>>>> Could you or someone else make final source releases of these first?  
>>>> I expect that some of these haven't changed since Zope 3.3. We should 
>>>> not make new releases of eggs if they haven't changed.  One of the 
>>>> great things about eggs is that we can stop releasing non-changes. :)
>>> In the short term, I'll go ahead and make windows eggs for the 
>>> packages that have latest source distros.
>> I take that back.  It looks like it's going to take more time than I 
>> have to figure out what releases to make.  There are various versions 
>> floating around.
> Yes, I noticed that too. I think the current situtation is way too 
> confusing. We should decide which the authoritative source for the eggs 
> is, the CheeseShop or http://download.zope.org/distribution. The 
> advantage of the latter is that everybody with checkin rights can 
> release a new egg, whereas on the CheeseShop it takes access rights.
>> Please either:
>> Point me at an existing source release, and I'll be happy to generate 
>> corresponding windows eggs.
>> I made windows eggs for the latest version of zope.interface that's in 
>> pypi.
> Great. So we have zope.interface and zope.proxy and there'll be no need 
> for zope.thread. Which leaves us with:
> http://download.zope.org/distribution/zope.security-3.4.0b2.tar.gz
> http://download.zope.org/distribution/zope.app.container-3.5.0a1.tar.gz
> http://download.zope.org/distribution/zope.hookable-3.4.0a1.tar.gz
> http://download.zope.org/distribution/zope.i18nmessageid-3.4.0a1.tar.gz

Are you asking that Windows folks run using these alphas as binaries?  I
don't quite see the benefit.

> I realize that those aren't final releases, but they (most probably) 
> haven't changed significantly after these releases were made, which 
> would make it a waste of time if I had to tag and tarball them just for 
> the sake of a different version ID.

Doing proper release management can't reeally be called a waste of time
(that would include documenting exactly what *has* changed).  Again,
what kind of Windows user are you expecteing (wanting) to test these eggs?

> Thanks again
> Philipp
> P.S.: While looking around, I found that an ancient version of 
> zope.security actually exists as a Win32 egg on the CheeseShop: 
> http://cheeseshop.python.org/pypi/zope.security/3.4dev-r73262.
> I wonder why my Windows buildout didn't find it. Perhaps the egg doesn't 
> satisfy a version dependency?

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