[Distutils] distlib locator compares reasonably well with pip's PackageFinder

PJ Eby pje at telecommunity.com
Sat Oct 27 03:45:35 CEST 2012

On Thu, Oct 25, 2012 at 5:38 AM, Vinay Sajip <vinay_sajip at yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
> 2. distlib (currently) skips archives automatically generated by sites like
>    GitHub and BitBucket, since the download archive doesn't always contain
>    version information in the name of the download. Examples:
>    http://github.com/user/project/tarball/master
>    http://bitbucket.org/user/project/get/tip.zip

Just as an FYI, are you aware of the #egg=projname-version tagging
convention currently in use for such links?

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