[Interface-dev] Problems with zope.interface-3.3.0b1

Jim Fulton jim at zope.com
Thu Jan 4 11:48:08 EST 2007

On Jan 4, 2007, at 2:46 AM, glyph at divmod.com wrote:

> On 02:40 am, ziga.seilnacht at gmail.com wrote:
> >Hi,
> >
> >The setup script for the latest release fails with a NameError if
> >you don't have setuptools installed. There are also some tests that
> >fail because of missing text files in the built package. The
> >attached patch should fix this.
> A more serious issue: the old zope.interface site, located at  
> http://zope.org/Products/ZopeInterface/ - which the Twisted SVN  
> repository has been linking to in a helpful import exception for  
> years - seems to have been taken down recently.
> Was this intentional?  I really hope not.

Yes. See Itamar's note.  :) I was also a bit hasty in taking it down.

>  If it is, please at least set up a redirect or something to the  
> PyPI page, and upload some older versions.

I brought it back.

> On a personal note, it was _VERY_ jarring to discover this in the  
> middle of attempting to demonstrate some software for a client:  
> first the old tried-and-true URL for getting the source code is  
> broken,

Sorry about that.

> and then the newer version (available only through a pypi URL that  
> google does not yet know about) tracebacks when I attempt to  
> install it.

I'll fix that next.


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