[Catalog-sig] start on static generation, and caching - apache config.

Jim Fulton jim at zope.com
Wed Jul 11 15:34:41 CEST 2007

On Jul 11, 2007, at 1:21 AM, Martin v. Löwis wrote:

>>> Hmm. I'm somewhat skeptical about setuptools (or any other packaging
>>> infrastructure, say, Debian) establishing rules on what makes a
>>> difference in package names.
>> Why?  It certainly seems reasonable to me for a packaging system to
>> define rules for package names.
> Ah, sure. It's certainly fine and reasonable for a packaging system
> to do that for its own purposes. However, I'm skeptical about that
> packaging system then to enforce its rules on other systems (such
> as the cheeseshop, which is not packaging system).

OK, let's take a step back.  IMO, PyPI is a *part* is the packaging  
system.  If we can't agree that that is true, then we need to find a  
package index that *is* part of the package system.


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