[Catalog-sig] The purpose(s) of PYPI

Benji York benji at benjiyork.com
Wed Jul 11 22:22:09 CEST 2007

Martin v. Löwis wrote:
>> Second, I certainly meant no threat.  We need a working index to use
>> with setuptools.  I would hope, in the spirit of open source to
>> collaborate on that.  A basic questions that needs to be answered is
>> whether to use PyPI or to build something else.
> Ok. For this question, there is a seemingly-obvious answer: use PyPI.
> Why on earth would somebody want to build something else?

Great; now that we've established that PyPI's audience will include 
setuptools, the people who know what it wants can make (or reiterate) 
Benji York

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