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Time travel: Let’s learn from the history of Python packaging! – PyCon Taiwan 2020


Day 1, R3 11:30–12:00

Have you ever thought the origin of Python packaging tools like distutils, easy_install, setuptools, pip, tox, venv, pipenv, and poetry? In the first section, you will learn the history of “Python Software Distribution” and the reason behind them.

Do you know how those mature solution in big company handle the Python packaging problems before those community’s solutions? In the second section, you will learn the big company’s efforts, lessons learned, and why did they decide to shift to community solution.

If you are interested in the history of python packaging or the story behind the big company's build-system, this is the right talk for you.


Speaker: Kir Chou

A code monkey builds search services in Amazon jungle. This will be the 4th year of his presence in PyCon TW.



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