[Catalog-sig] [PyPI] Hidden release shown on simple index

Benji York benji at benjiyork.com
Fri Jan 23 16:11:53 CET 2009


On Fri, Jan 23, 2009 at 9:15 AM, Fred Drake <fdrake at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 23, 2009 at 9:09 AM, Andreas Jung <lists at zopyx.com> wrote:
>> the simplex index also contains stuff belonging to hidden releases.
>> Is this intentional?
>
> Yes.
>
> Projects that are already using a version still need to be able to
> find the releases; this is common for projects that specify exact
> versions for deployment purposes.

Exactly.

> The web UI doesn't show hidden releases, which is fine for interactive users.

As an interactive user, I've never understood why the hidden release
functionality exists; especially automatically hiding old releases.
-- 
Benji York


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