[Zope3-dev] Re: SVN: zope.location/trunk/setup.py using pypi as homepage instead of svn.zope.org

Andreas Jung lists at zopyx.com
Tue Aug 21 13:51:59 EDT 2007

--On 20. August 2007 20:22:50 -0400 Stephan Richter 
<srichter at cosmos.phy.tufts.edu> wrote:

> On Saturday 18 August 2007 17:03, Philipp von Weitershausen wrote:
>> * Please also don't forget to add a changelog entry in README.txt,
>> especially if you're adding features. If there's no README.txt yet, this
>> is a good time to give it one. It should start out with a simple
>> paragraph and have at least one section called "Changes". You could then
>> use its contents as the long_description in setup.py. Other packages
>> (e.g. zope.proxy or zope.publisher) can serve as examples.
> Why do the changes have to be part of the README file? That seems no
> good. I  think a separate file is much better.

I also prefer having separated files for the README and the changes.

You can easily concatenate both files within your setup.py to generate
the long_description. I doing this for my own projects.

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