[Catalog-sig] Proposal to Reverse Ordering of Scraped Links in PyPI

Armin Ronacher armin.ronacher at active-4.com
Mon Jul 26 01:15:54 CEST 2010


On 7/26/10 12:53 AM, Michael Foord wrote:
> Heh pip, distribute and setuptools *really* shouldn't be scraping pypi -
> at least except as a last resort. pypi has an xml-rpc (and a fledgling
> json api) which should be used in preference to scraping. This *already*
> causes problems for pypi maintenance.
I can see the value of it and until someone else is found to replace it, 
we should not tamper with that too much.


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