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

Richard Jones richardjones at optushome.com.au
Sat Jan 24 02:44:30 CET 2009

On Sat, 24 Jan 2009, Fred Drake wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 23, 2009 at 10:11 AM, Benji York <benji at benjiyork.com> wrote:
> > As an interactive user, I've never understood why the hidden release
> > functionality exists; especially automatically hiding old releases.
> I can only guess at the original motivations myself, and that's not
> really helpful.

It seemed like a good idea at the time :)

> The automatic hiding of older releases is definitely a mistake; I've
> seen no good come of it, and it's surprising.

Proposals to change it are, as with everything PyPI, welcome :)


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