Author ncoghlan
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Date 2014-03-08.12:46:00
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After attempting to fix these docs in place, I now think that's a doomed effort. However, we can't just delete them, because they still contain details that haven't been moved to the distutils module docs or the Python Packaging User Guide yet.

So, what I'm planning to do instead is leave the existing Doc/install and Doc/distutils directories alone (including all their labels), changing the top level index page to point to new Doc/installing and Doc/distributing directories, and add a link to the old guides from the distutils docs page.

That will keep the legacy docs available, while removing all the confusing legacy cruft from the new end user facing docs (which can now just be very brief before redirecting to packaging.python.org).
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