[Catalog-sig] Proposal: Move PyPI static data to the cloud for better availability

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Wed Jun 16 13:53:00 CEST 2010

Tarek Ziadé <ziade.tarek <at> gmail.com> writes:
> And we happen to have this network already: lots of people
> will host a PyPI mirror as soon as it's easy to set one imho.

You must be careful that the mirrors are properly managed and administered,
though. Having stale/dysfunctioning mirrors is worse than having no mirrors at 
It is likely that some people will setup a mirror and then "forget" to take care
about it. Like our buildbots really.



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