[Catalog-sig] PyPI and PEP 381

David Lyon david.lyon at preisshare.net
Tue Jan 19 03:30:11 CET 2010

On Tue, 19 Jan 2010 03:24:13 +0100, "Martin v. Löwis" <martin at v.loewis.de>
>>>>> 1. a public statement by somebody that this is the protocol they
>>>>>    actually want to use. I still don't see the need for mirroring, so
>>>>>    I would provide it independent of mirroring.
>>>> There are consumers for this sure.
>>>> Linux package maintainers, custom python distributions etc.
>>> Which one specifically?
>> Linux package maintainers could find a use for it because they
>> could more quickly get updates from package maintainers. Specifically,
>> any distro that repackages from pypi.
>> Custom Distributions : ActiveState
>> Also, end users. Even end users could read a package feed from
>> pypi and it could enable an update. That would be good for python 3.
> I'm giving up. Who, inside ActiveState, have you talked to who said
> that ActiveState wants to use pubsubhubbub for receiving change
> notifications from PyPI? I suppose the answer is "Nobody" - you
> are just *assuming* that ActiveState may want to use pubsubhubbub.

That wasn't the question the question you asked.

Can we get back to talking about mirroring..?



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