[Distutils] What to do about the PyPI mirrors

Donald Stufft donald at stufft.io
Tue Aug 6 09:27:43 CEST 2013

On Aug 6, 2013, at 3:24 AM, holger krekel <holger at merlinux.eu> wrote:

> FWIW I think CPAN is structured such that search sites operate
> on mirrored data.  The master server thus can remain dumb.
> Sounds like a good recipe to me.
> It's a bit sad but i think even now we are struggling to meet CPAN's
> architecture and ease-of-use, let alone improve on it.

Changes like this aren't off the table in the future. Right now a lot
of the work is being to bring some level of sanity to what is already
there and then make it possible to iterate and hash out what we
want a python package index to look like.

Donald Stufft
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