extras are a terrible feature. They aren't fully supported by setuptools and they make it more complicated. Did you write tests for every permutation of your extras?


On Sep 15, 2007, at 9:44 PM, Stephan Richter wrote:

On Saturday 15 September 2007 08:48, Benji York wrote:
1) introduce a "zope" extra that everyone will have to use (basically
just rename "test" to "zope";

I prefer this solution. I have done this before for z3c.rml, where I put the page template support into a "pagetemplate" extra declaration. I liked this solution a lot. I would have never considered developing another package for a fairly trivial extension of a few lines. I think eggs have the potential
for package proliferation and senseless overhead.

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