[Catalog-sig] PEP 381 (Was: PyPI down?)

Jannis Leidel jannis at leidel.info
Mon Jan 18 23:26:59 CET 2010

Am 18.01.2010 um 23:14 schrieb Tarek Ziadé:

> On Mon, Jan 18, 2010 at 11:06 PM, Jannis Leidel <jannis at leidel.info> wrote:
> [..]
>>> So nothing was decided in private.
>> It certainly feels like it if I get told that the API is decided.
> I am not sure what you are putting behind the word "API". If you mean
> the protocol to browse PyPI through HTTP requests, it was decided and
> built in 2006/2007. Take a look at the archives.

Sorry for the confusion, I was refering to Martin's comment:

"The actual mirror protocol *is* decided, even though it's not explicitly
spelled out in the PEP. It is based entirely on existing API; no new API
on the PyPI side is planned. Basically, you do a lot of HTTP GETs."

> Now for the mirroring stuff in PEP 381, comments/changes are welcome.

Great :)


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