[Catalog-sig] Package Quality Measurement for packages on Pypi

David Lyon david.lyon at preisshare.net
Wed Nov 18 04:07:15 CET 2009

> (cut from python-dev)
> On Fri, 13 Nov 2009 01:14:54 +0100, "Martin v. Löwis"
<martin at v.loewis.de>
> wrote:
>> http://pycheesecake.org/
> Apparently, there is a service running somewhere that computes cheesecake

> data for PyPI packages;
> it also sends them to PyPI. People have expressed to concerns that any
> kind of ranking based on kwalitee sounds fairly useless.

I've had a look at this and been able to run the assessments locally
on a number of packages that I've been able to download from pypi. It's

I totally agree that some people might have issues with the terminology 
being used there.

What if the terminology could be cleaned up? And the tests extended?

What do you think would be more meaningful in terms of output? In regards
to something that could be useful for potential publishing on pypi.


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