[Grok-dev] Re: Grok 1.0 and beyond

Wichert Akkerman wichert at wiggy.net
Fri Jan 4 20:20:33 EST 2008

Previously Martijn Faassen wrote:
> I know there are people who are in favor of easy_install over buildout, 
> but we'd need to see some really compelling arguments before we consider 
> throwing buildout overboard or trying to mix the two in some way, given 
> that buildout is already a working solution right now (with a lot of 
> recipes available).

Ease of use. Telling someone to run 'easy_install xyz' is a lot simpler
than explaining that he needs to edit src/<appname>/setup.py, being very
careful to not introduce any syntax errors, and run bin/buildout which
can take a long time.


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