[Catalog-sig] Callbacks and Data access

Venkatraman S venkat83 at gmail.com
Wed May 5 07:23:33 CEST 2010

On Wed, May 5, 2010 at 10:39 AM, "Martin v. Löwis" <martin at v.loewis.de>wrote:

> > 1)  Is it possible to get the download statistics on a timeline basis?
> Unfortunately, I don't understand the question: what statistics do you
> want to download, and what does "timeline basis" mean?

Basically, i would like to know how many downloads have happened over a
course of time.
Think in terms of a chart with the X-axis being the months/year and y-axis
being number of downloads.

> > 3)  Is it possible to get all the data from PyPi in one go? basically
> > get an export?
> If, by "all data", you really mean "all data" (including the actual
> package files), then no.
> It isn't possible to get *all* data even one-by-one. Some data (e.g.
> account information) is not available to the public.
> If you plan to do mirroring, please be careful not to download
> everything repeatedly, or else your IP may get blocked.

I want to build some charting on top of the pypi data so that people will
know the usage and popularity of the data.
Think in terms of a wrapper on top of the data.

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