[Catalog-sig] Performing exact matches in Cheeseshop URLs

Richard Jones richardjones at optushome.com.au
Mon Apr 9 13:42:05 CEST 2007

On Mon, 9 Apr 2007, Martin v. Löwis wrote:
> Currently, an URL like
> http://cheeseshop.python.org/pypi/PyXML
> will match all packages that have PyXML in their name.
> Should that be changed to only listing packages which
> have PyXML as their exact name? (it would still give
> two entries, as there are two visible releases of
> that package).

I'd say it should be exact.

Currently the EasyInstall doc says "Individual project version pages' URLs 
must be of the form base/projectname/version, where base is the package 
index's base URL." But it's not clear whether it would use the current URL 
behaviour as a form of searching. Phillip?


More information about the Catalog-sig mailing list