[Catalog-sig] [Proposal] Registered packages must provide the source code distribution on PyPI
"Martin v. Löwis"
martin at v.loewis.de
Sat Jun 19 02:20:34 CEST 2010
Am 19.06.2010 01:57, schrieb P.J. Eby:
> At 01:07 AM 6/19/2010 +0200, Martin v. Löwis wrote:
>> Am 18.06.2010 18:47, schrieb Mark Ramm:
>>> On Thu, Jun 17, 2010 at 5:41 PM, "Martin v.
>>> Löwis"<martin at v.loewis.de> wrote:
>>>>> 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
>>>> Sure, but owners *do* manually delete old stuff.
>>> Am I wrong in remembering that old packages get dropped from the
>>> simple index?
>> You are indeed misremembering. They used to, but don't, any longer, on
>> user request.
> How many users?
It's been a long time; all I remember is that the users were massively
(i.e. strongly, forcefully) demanding it, and there was no objection.
I guess you can find the discussion in the archives.
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