[Catalog-sig] Extra links on the PyPI /simple index package pages

Ian Bicking ianb at colorstudy.com
Fri Jun 18 17:57:10 CEST 2010

On Fri, Jun 18, 2010 at 4:10 AM, M.-A. Lemburg <mal at egenix.com> wrote:

> > If you think the package owner is opening up a security threat by
> > including the links in the first place - yes, that's indeed a risk.
> Is this feature still needed for setuptools ?

It's fairly regularly used to link to repositories, e.g., I might put this
text in a description:

  To install `the tip tarball <
http://bitbucket.org/ianb/webob/get/tip.gz#egg=webob-dev>`_ use ``pip
install webob==dev``

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