[Catalog-sig] PyPI's external packages

Ben Finney ben+python at benfinney.id.au
Sat May 14 16:23:29 CEST 2011

Stefan Krah <stefan-usenet at bytereef.org> writes:

> 1) The terms and conditions
> 2) SEO, content farms
> 3) Control over download statistics
> 4) Primary site from the package user's point of view
> 5) Other servers have good uptimes, too.

Excellent set of points. Where before I couldn't see any good reason, I
realise from this that there are many valid objections to hosting a
package on PyPI.

Thanks, Stefan, for making me think.

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