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

Philipp von Weitershausen philipp at weitershausen.de
Tue Aug 21 16:02:22 EDT 2007

On 21 Aug 2007, at 19:51 , Andreas Jung wrote:
> --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.

I don't care *where* the changelog goes, as long as it's properly  
maintained and preferrably shows up at the bottom of the CheeseShop  

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