[Catalog-sig] Stable-releases-only PyPi

Sebastien Douche sdouche at gmail.com
Tue Jul 12 02:45:36 CEST 2011

On Mon, Jul 11, 2011 at 22:21, Tarek Ziadé <ziade.tarek at gmail.com> wrote:

Hi Tarek

> PyPI will reject non-pep 386 versions with the newest metadata 1.2,
> that's why I am pushing hard on its adoption on client-side because
> it's a better long term solution.


> Having to guess if a version is stable or not with a version scheme
> that's free-form is quite a pain. The short-term fix that works well
> is to ask people not to push unstable stuff at pypi... people can
> always pick unstable version on the project website

Or add a new stable index on PyPI (ex: http://python.org/pypi/stable).
Easy to create, easy to maintain, easy to use and don't break

Sebastien Douche <sdouche at gmail.com>
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