[Catalog-sig] High-availability for PyPI, mirroring infrastructures?

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at v.loewis.de
Tue Aug 12 20:22:03 CEST 2008

> Notice that it would be interesting to group the download counter by 
> client type, to know if the package was downloaded manually or
> automatically by tools like easy_install or zc.buildout:
> some packages like zc.recipe.egg have high values because they are 
> automatically downloaded everytime someone builds an application with
> zc.buildout.
> This would involve clients to provide the info in the request headers
> of course.

Good idea. As with any other PyPI improvements, I won't have the time
to do that in a foreseeable future, so contributions are welcome.
I could install patches to enable such counting if it patches were


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