[Catalog-sig] [Proposal] Registered packages must provide the source code distribution on PyPI
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Fri Jun 18 05:35:44 CEST 2010
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Martin v. Löwis wrote:
>> In theory yes, in real life no - I approached several package
>> maintainers in the past due to several reasons..some agree with the
>> complaints, others just don't care. Some consider PyPI as their own
>> private repository with their own rules and no need to care about the
>> community e.g. by providing proper metadata (I call this anti-social and
> As the PyPI maintainer, I assure you that it is no misuse. Whether it's
> anti-social, I don't know.
ok - so you claim that it should be allowed for everyone to unload its
unlabeled garbage on public places?
> So given that discussion, I'm now opposed to enforcing a policy here.
Ok - so we have live with PyPI as a package dumpster.
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