[Catalog-sig] [Distutils] Prototype setuptools-specific PyPI index.

Jim Fulton jim at zope.com
Sun Jul 22 15:16:44 CEST 2007

On Jul 21, 2007, at 3:53 PM, Phillip J. Eby wrote:

> At 09:23 PM 7/21/2007 +0200, Georg Brandl wrote:
>> What I, as an outsider, can see: for the Pygments package, Jim's page
>> lists the development link from the package description
>> (http://trac.pocoo.org/repos/pygments/trunk#egg=Pygments-dev), but
>> it looks like it's badly extracted (it has a trailing ">`__"), yours
>> doesn't list it at all.
> Hm, perhaps Jim is extracting it by looking for #egg URLs, rather  
> than by actually processing the reST markup with docutils.


> That should probably be fixed, since there are many ways to specify  
> URLs in reST and handling them all with regular expressions is  
> unlikely to work

Yeah, I was hoping to get off easy. :)

> as well as applying regular expressions to the resulting HTML.  :)


> (Also, looking only for #egg links will miss non-#egg links  
> embedded in the long_description, in the event that someone places  
> direct download links there.)

By this, I assume you mean direct links to distributions.


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