[Catalog-sig] disallowing the removal of packages?

Georg Brandl g.brandl at gmx.net
Mon Jul 4 22:03:41 CEST 2011

Am 04.07.2011 21:48, schrieb Michael Foord:

>     > In short, this proposal is asking PyPI to do a job that is properly
>     > done by either the web archive or your private backups.  -1.
>     I have to agree.  Any hosting service that doesn't allow me to remove
>     uploaded content looks extremely fishy to me.
> Sourceforge for a long time had a policy against removing any released source
> packages (and may still have that policy as far as I know).

I've just tried, I was able to remove all files from an old project (it is
now hosted on PyPI only) just fine.


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