[Catalog-sig] Super heavy index page

Tarek Ziadé tarek at ziade.org
Wed Jul 25 15:11:23 CEST 2012

On 7/25/12 2:48 PM, martin at v.loewis.de wrote:
>> I would like to suggest redirecting http://pypi.python.org/pypi/ to 
>> http://pypi.python.org/pypi
> This would break tools who use that URL to fetch the complete list of
> packages. Old setuptools versions did; not sure whether they are still
> in use, or whether any other tools fetch the package list from there.

Maybe the User-Agent header can be used to make that decision ?

All urllib2-based code have the same kind of user agent

> Regards,
> Martin
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