[Catalog-sig] Package comments

Chris Withers chris at simplistix.co.uk
Sat Nov 7 03:00:27 CET 2009

Martin v. Löwis wrote:
> Hmm. Then why do we need PyPI in the first place, if all people could
> learn about the Python packages from the blogs of the package authors?

Because, like it or not, PyPI is not the defacto package distribution 
point for Python. This doesn't really have a lot to do with learning 
about packages or discovering new packages, but is the most important 
aspect of PyPI now, from my point of view.



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