Tzu-ping Chung

Tzu-ping builds his career around open source software, and enjoys committing his efforts to help make the world better. He builds all kinds of software for a living, from embedded system to single-page web applications, and contributes to the community when he can.

TP is currently employed by Astronomer to work on the Apache Airflow project. Most of his off-time is spent improving Python’s packaging landscape, organising PyCon Taiwan, and building software with Python and other modern technologies. He loves (human) languages, and knows probably too much about linguistics and phonetics to make him welcome in parties.

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Python Packaging: Why Don’t You Just…?
Tzu-ping Chung

Every packaging system has its specific way of doing things, but to an outsider. Python’s seems to have a knack of finding the most non-straightforward and weird solution for every choice. This talk attempts to trace some of the peculiarities to find out the reasoning behind the decisions, and how they stand in the modern packaging landscape.

Deep Dives
Room 3