[Zope-dev] "ZTK" futures: one big package?
slinkp at gmail.com
Tue May 12 12:46:11 EDT 2009
On Tue, May 12, 2009 at 12:36:06PM -0400, Chris McDonough wrote:
> On 5/12/09 12:27 PM, Paul Winkler wrote:
>> I agree with a lot of what you wrote, but I don't understand this last
>> bit. All the currently released packages will continue to live on
>> pypi more or less forever, no? To paraphrase a wise man, "Releasing a
>> package means always having to say you're sorry" ;-)
> I don't think so. People would need to change their code to depend on
> the big package, and the smaller packages would cease to have a life of
> their own. Having both the smaller packages and some bigger package that
> also contains it and needing to maintain both truly would be the worst of
> all possible worlds.
I must be dense today because I still don't understand what "cease to
have a life" means. Remove them from pypi? How would you avoid
breaking all the current software in the world that currently depends
on all those distributions?
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