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

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at v.loewis.de
Fri Jun 18 07:53:18 CEST 2010

>> 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?

Correct - as long as it's a Python package. Mere spam will be deleted.

>> So given that discussion, I'm now opposed to enforcing a policy here.
> Ok - so we have live with PyPI as a package dumpster.

Indeed. I don't think that requiring a source upload would change that.


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