[Catalog-sig] V2 pre-PEP: transitioning to release file hosting on PYPI
ncoghlan at gmail.com
Thu Mar 14 07:25:27 CET 2013
On Wed, Mar 13, 2013 at 11:19 PM, Nick Coghlan <ncoghlan at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 13, 2013 at 1:23 AM, M.-A. Lemburg <mal at egenix.com> wrote:
>> 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
>> Who says that we want to phase out the /simple/ index ?
> I want to render it redundant, because it's a crazy way to distribute
> completely inadequate metadata.
Specifically, once we have the infrastructure in place to publish
metadata v2.0 (or a suitable subset) to installation tools, the
relatively impoverished contents of the simple index will be a legacy
interface retained only to preserve the correct operation of existing
Nick Coghlan | ncoghlan at gmail.com | Brisbane, Australia
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