[Catalog-sig] [Proposal] Registered packages must provide the source code distribution on PyPI

Ian Bicking ianb at colorstudy.com
Thu Jun 17 20:33:58 CEST 2010

On Thu, Jun 17, 2010 at 1:15 PM, Mark Ramm <mark at geek.net> wrote:

> > Would you use PyPI as download server or as primary location if it would
> > be more reliable or having a usuable mirroring infrastructure?
> No.   Because it would still drop old packages, allow people to upload
> new packages and otherwise make the repeatable builds difficult.

It does?  I thought PyPI kept everything around (but hidden) unless the
author went in and manually deleted old stuff.  You just need to go to a
deep link, e.g., http://pypi.python.org/pypi/SomePackage/0.1

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