[Catalog-sig] What is the point of pythonpackages.com?
tjreedy at udel.edu
Wed Feb 8 02:53:28 CET 2012
On 2/7/2012 1:18 AM, Kai Diefenbach wrote:
> On 2012-02-06 21:58:11 +0000, Terry Reedy said:
>> On 2/6/2012 3:17 PM, Andreas Jung wrote:
>>> My point about this: if a person does not want
>>> to host its package on PyPi than it should stay away from PyPI.
>> The Python Package Index was originally just that: a package *INDEX*,
>> aiming to be a complete index.
> If a listed package is not available (because an external server is
> down) the index is broken.
If a package has files on pypi, there is an html table with these headers
File Type Py Version Uploaded on Size # downloads
If it does not, there is no such table. Any 'professional' should be
able to notice the difference and ignore packages without. Any external
software should be able to detect same.
If you want, request a new entry under 'Browse packages' for 'Packages
Terry Jan Reedy
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