[Catalog-sig] [PSF-Board] Troubled by changes to PyPI usage agreement

M.-A. Lemburg mal at egenix.com
Fri Jan 22 10:47:54 CET 2010

"Martin v. Löwis" wrote:
>> Like I said: the PEP can be used to document the technical requirements
>> of being accepted as official mirror, but it doesn't cover any
>> of the legal requirements the PSF will need to put in place in
>> order to prevent unofficial mirrors
> Ok - as we are discussing official only mirrors, why are you now
> changing the subject to unofficial mirrors?

Please see my original email: the good guys will always try to
play nice, the bad guys won't.

In order to make it clear that PyPI data may only be mirrored
for redistribution with PSF authorization, we need to add proper
notices to PyPI and also prevent such mirroring technically
(if possible).

Marc-Andre Lemburg

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