[Catalog-sig] Changes to the simple pages

Ian Bicking ianb at colorstudy.com
Tue Jan 19 21:08:23 CET 2010

On Mon, Jan 18, 2010 at 2:57 PM, "Martin v. Löwis" <martin at v.loewis.de>wrote:

> I would like to change the simple API in the following
> ways, within a few days:
> 1. XML-escape href attributes to make the pages well-formed XML
>   (possibly other changes required for that as well, but I only
>    ran into lack of &amp;)
> 2. Make file paths relative (from http://pypi.python.org/packages
>   to ../../packages)
> Objections?

This should be tested with easy_install/pip.  I'm pretty sure 2 will be fine
but 1 could break things if those clients aren't doing unescaping.  I'm
pretty sure pip is not unescaping.

Ian Bicking  |  http://blog.ianbicking.org  |
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