[Distutils] Fwd: The state of PyPI

Tarek Ziadé ziade.tarek at gmail.com
Tue Sep 27 13:58:39 CEST 2011

2011/9/27 Jim Fulton <jim at zope.com>:
> On Tue, Sep 27, 2011 at 6:07 AM, Lennart Regebro <regebro at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Tue, Sep 27, 2011 at 11:40, Tarek Ziadé <ziade.tarek at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> 1/ stability and high availability
>> How are opinions on setting up country-specific PyPI mirrors? The lag
>> to the US is pretty severe in Poland, and I suspect my buildouts would
>> benefit from having a server in Poland. Now, of course, it could be
>> called x.pypi.python.org, but maybe we should have aliases such as
>> pl.pypi.python.org as well?
>> I have no strong opinion on the issue, what do others think?
> Wouldn't CloudFront make this moot?

If we state that PyPI completely depends on Amazon I guess yes.

But imho, it's saner for the long term to have a community-driven
protocol for mirroring so we don't rely on third-party vendors.

> I'm not clear I follow the plans, but it appears that CloudFront would
> provide greater availability with little or no changes to clients.
> Jim
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