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Author lemburg
Recipients akitada, lemburg, tarek
Date 2009-01-25.22:23:47
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Note that distutils was removed from PEP 291 in r1982 "After some
discussion at the distutils sprint at PyCon 2005". 

This was not discussed on the distutils mailing list at the time which I
regard as not in line with the way Python or distutils is developed.

While we likely don't need Python 2.1 compatibility anymore, Python 2.3
is still in active use, so keeping distutils Python 2.3 compatible would
allow package authors to use a single distutils version (the Python 2.6
one) to cover the Python releases 2.3 - 2.6.
Date User Action Args
2009-01-25 22:23:48lemburgsetrecipients: + lemburg, tarek, akitada
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