[Distutils] [Catalog-sig] distribute D.C. sprint tasks

Tarek Ziadé ziade.tarek at gmail.com
Sun Oct 12 03:56:51 CEST 2008

On Sat, Oct 11, 2008 at 7:40 PM, Andreas Jung <lists at zopyx.com> wrote:
> On 11.10.2008 18:24 Uhr, Tarek Ziadé wrote:
>> Day 1 is almost over,
>> We worked on two elements so far: the mirroring thing, and the terminology
>> one
>> these are early drafts,
>> http://wiki.python.org/moin/PythonPackagingTerminology
>> http://wiki.python.org/moin/PEP_374
> I think we should also investigate how other repositories like CPAN
> or the Ruby world deals with mirroring.

or rather linux


> A notification mechanism appears
> fragile to me. I believe that the mirrors should remain "dumb"
> in order to keep the complete system simple and solid -`

Well at some point you need a protocol, otherwise your mirror
is this "dumb" thing we cannot garantee to be a reliable thing.

> less moving parts
> are better than more. I really have a bad feeling about the approach as
> described in your PEP.

well, I think we need more than a rsync script at some point.

> Andreas

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