[Catalog-sig] What is the point of pythonpackages.com?

Fred Drake fred at fdrake.net
Tue Feb 7 19:18:24 CET 2012


On Tue, Feb 7, 2012 at 12:44 PM, Martijn Faassen <faassen at startifact.com> wrote:
> That a package without any source code is listed on PyPI makes
> less sense to me; are there examples where that does or did make sense?

Originally, one purpose of the index was to reserve names in order to
avoid future conflicts.  This was a larger issue before the now-common use
of namespace packages evolved.


  -Fred

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