[Numpy-discussion] [ANN] Bento (ex-toydist) 0.0.3

Robert Pyle rpyle@post.harvard....
Thu Jul 1 23:56:36 CDT 2010


While I agree that toydist needs a new name, Bento might not be a good  
choice.  It's already the name of a database system for Macintosh from  
Filemaker, an Apple subsidiary.  I'd be *very* surprised if the name  
Bento is not copyrighted.

Have a look at http://www.filemaker.com/products/bento/

Too bad, because the lunchbox metaphor seems like a good one.


On Jul 1, 2010, at 10:34 PM, David wrote:

> Hi,
> I am pleased to announce the release 0.0.3 for Bento, the pythonic
> packaging solution.
> Wherease the 0.0.2 release was mostly about getting the
> simplest-still-useful subset of distutils features, this new release
> adds quite a few significant features:
>     - Add hooks to customize arbitrary stages in bento (there is a
> hackish example which shows how to use waf to build a simple C
> extension). The API for this is still in flux, though
>     - Parallel and reliable build of C extensions through yaku build
>       library.
>     - One file distribution: no need for your users to install any new
>       packages, just include one single file into your package to
>       build with bento
>     - Improved documentation
>     - 2.4 -> 2.7 support, tested on linux/windows/mac os x
> You can download bento on github: http://github.com/cournape/Bento
> cheers,
> David
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