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

Richard Jones richardjones at optushome.com.au
Thu Jul 12 00:11:49 CEST 2007

On Thu, 12 Jul 2007, Martin v. Löwis wrote:
> > The questions for us is, how much effort we are willing to make to
> > prevent people from shooting themselves in the foot.  I can understand
> > why Phillip would like the package index to prevent people from choosing
> > problematic package names.
> That's not my understanding - the issue isn't with "problematic package
> names", but with conflicting package names. IOW, any single name is
> fine - it's a pair of names that would cause a problem (and only if
> you wanted to install both packages on the same system).

A big issue that's not been raised is that *distutils* have no package name 
rules, but it's being proposed that PyPI does - thus a package author will 
potentially get an error when uploading their package, and also the name that 
appears in the index may be quite different to the name of their package.


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