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

Tarek Ziadé ziade.tarek at gmail.com
Wed Oct 22 00:10:43 CEST 2008

On Tue, Oct 21, 2008 at 9:42 PM, "Martin v. Löwis" <martin at v.loewis.de> wrote:
>>> If it were me, I'd just IP firewall the offendors. There's not need for this
>>> kind of behaviour if there's an acceptable mirror protocol available...
>> Well not yet... but the PEP should be finished sometimes this week,
> There was an acceptable mirror protocol available for more than a year
> now, irrespective of any PEP you are working on. Claiming that only with
> the PEP, true mirroring becomes possible, disregards the work that Jim
> Fulton and I put into coming up with a workable solution.

Right, sorry about that.

The PEP works on complementary needs (like client-side failover on
mirrors) and will also
try to summarize in a section how mirrors and client apps should
behave for every aspect,
reffering to all previous works on that, since they have already
provided solutions for an optimal
access to pypi.


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