[Catalog-sig] hash tags

Donald Stufft donald at stufft.io
Fri Mar 8 22:59:15 CET 2013

On Mar 8, 2013, at 4:50 PM, Christian Heimes <christian at python.org> wrote:

> Am 08.03.2013 22:33, schrieb Donald Stufft:
> > On Mar 8, 2013, at 4:28 PM, "M.-A. Lemburg" <mal at egenix.com>
> > wrote:
> > 
> >> BTW: If we go with the CDN caching model for external files,
> >> we'd pull the download page links directly on the /simple/ index 
> >> page - as files, not external links.
> > 
> > We cannot download and rehost (even if we call it a cache) external
> > files without getting permission from their owners to do so.
> (CC to Van as this is a legal matter)
> Would it be sufficient to add a checkbox to the administration section
> of PyPI packages that say something like "I'm an owner of this package
> and I grant PyPI the permission to rehost my stuff"?
> Christian

If we have permission to rehost we might as well just kill the external list and rehost it.

Donald Stufft
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