[Catalog-sig] How about a dedicated web service mirror?

Alexis Métaireau alexis at notmyidea.org
Tue Apr 19 09:45:57 CEST 2011

On 19/04/2011 08:09, "Martin v. Löwis" wrote:
> It's certainly an official interface, and this dataset is actually
> also intended for applications like yours (the local-stats pages
> are only intended for the mirroring infrastructure itself).

Is there some statistics about the XML-RPC interface available somewhere 
(so we can put in perspective the use of XML-RPC and the use of simple 

In packaging we prefered the use of the simple API over the XML-RPC 
interface but in some edge-cases we need to rely on XML-RPC (like search 
on something else than the name of the project).

Because XML-RPC is not mirrored as the simple API is, this can sometimes 
block the install process. Having a way to mirror it can be a way to 
avoid such blocking behaviour when in case the central PyPI server goes 

Alexis — http://notmyidea.org

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