[Catalog-sig] Reject or update PEP 243?

Richard Jones richardjones at optushome.com.au
Sat Apr 22 03:09:27 CEST 2006

On Saturday 22 April 2006 08:22, Phillip J. Eby wrote:
> I just noticed that the 2.5 What's New references PEP 243 in relation to
> the distutils' "upload" command, but in fact the upload command implements
> a different mechanism entirely.  About the only thing the PEP and
> implementation have in common is that they do a POST to python.org/pypi and
> have a protocol_version field of "1".  Nothing else is the same.

It'll probably be easier to just rewrite the PEP. I'm not entirely sure I know 
how the inner workings of the upload command work (how distutils does command 
chaining, for example) but I could update the protocol if I found the time 
for it.


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