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