[Catalog-sig] V2 pre-PEP: transitioning to release file hosting on PYPI

M.-A. Lemburg mal at egenix.com
Wed Mar 13 09:23:24 CET 2013

On 13.03.2013 07:28, Nick Coghlan wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 12, 2013 at 12:59 PM, M.-A. Lemburg <mal at egenix.com> wrote:
>> I think we should establish a versioned API like that for PyPI
>> to make progress easier. All major web APIs use versioning
>> for this reason.
> Why set up versioning for something we want to phase out? There will
> never be a simple-v3, so this is really overengineering the proposed
> change.

Who says that we want to phase out the /simple/ index ?

FWIW, I don't think that two or three small changes to the PyPI
(see my email to Holger) server warrants calling this over-engineering.
This is about moving forward in a backwards compatible and future
proof way.

Marc-Andre Lemburg

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