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On Wednesday, September 9, 2015 at 2:27:08 PM UTC+5:30, Paul Moore wrote:
In actual fact, if it weren't for the backward compatibility issues it

would cause, I'd be tempted to argue that pip shouldn't provide any
wrapper at all, and *only* offer "python -m pip" as a means of
invoking it (precisely because it's so closely tied to the Python
interpreter used to invoke it). But that's never going to happen and I
don't intend it as a serious proposal.

Paul
The amount of grief pip is currently causing is IMHO good reason to prefer
incompatible changes that remove breakage to try-n-please-everyone and keep
breaking.


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