[Catalog-sig] Please turn off ratings

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at v.loewis.de
Wed Apr 6 02:00:54 CEST 2011

> """
> How is [Pypi] any different from any other open source project? The
> majority of Python users don't subscribe to python-dev, yet the core
> Python team makes decisions on their behalf every day. As maintainers
> we rely on our ability to "channel" the needs of our community and act
> according.
> """
> I think you're hearing a clear message from users here

Sorry, no, I don't. I hear a loud message, but not a clear one
(i.e. I think it comes from a vocal minority)

> You're clearly the BDFL as far as PyPI's concerned, so it's time make
> a call. Tell me to shut up, and I'll shut up. Or make the change. Just
> make a call and be done with it.

If that's what it takes: I see no reason to disable the feature at this
point - but I'm willing to adjust it if we can arrive at some consensus
what change to make.


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