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

Mark Ramm mark at geek.net
Fri Jun 18 18:49:39 CEST 2010

On Thu, Jun 17, 2010 at 5:36 PM, "Martin v. Löwis" <martin at v.loewis.de> wrote:
>> Now, please tell me what you would do if sourceforge changes its url and
>> returns a
>> 404 on the old download page. Would you update all release informations?

Well, at this point if sourceforge 404'ed on an old download page (as
opposed to redirecting) I'd get pretty mad, and either fix it or make
somebody fix it.   We depend on easy_install/pip as much as anybody --
so we'd be shooting ourselves in the foot too.

--Mark Ramm

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