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

Jim Fulton jim at zope.com
Thu Jul 12 01:32:21 CEST 2007

On Jul 11, 2007, at 6:40 PM, Phillip J. Eby wrote:
> There are two pieces still missing:
> 1. Access to "hidden" packages' release info

I'm not sure what you are referring to here. Are you talking about  
hidden releases? Or something else?

> 2. Links in the long_description that are rendered by PyPI's web  
> interface
> Without #2, we can't pick up author-provided Subversion links; see:
>   http://peak.telecommunity.com/DevCenter/setuptools#making-your- 
> package-available-for-easyinstall
> for details.

AFAICT, the information is available in the output of the  
release_data method.


> To be honest, the one thing I did *not* anticipate in this design  
> was that Jim would be making 20 releases of the same package  
> available in "unhidden" form.  :)

I assume you understand why this is needed. (Or maybe it isn't needed  
and I'm missing something.)  We need to be able to depend on old  
versions and AFAICT, setuptools can't see hidden releases.


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