On 09/19/2014 04:13 PM, Alex Gaynor wrote:
I **strongly** concur with James here. This has flagrantly violated my trust in PyPI.
I would much rather packages not be reclaimed than need to think about whether I trust the PyPI maintainers to do it.
Having PyPI become full of cruft is not a tenable situation.
People make mistakes.
Instead of flaming Richard we should figure out how to make the process better for everyone, Richard included.
Thank you, Daniel, for taking the lead on that.