[Distutils] PEP 438 - Transition Phase 1
donald at stufft.io
Sun May 19 02:51:51 CEST 2013
On May 18, 2013, at 8:50 PM, Donald Stufft <donald at stufft.io> wrote:
> Phase 1 of PEP 438 (http://www.python.org/dev/peps/pep-0438/) has begun.
> Deployed to production PyPI is:
> - New packages default to pypi-explicit
> - Old packages default to pypi-scrape-crawl
> - Package Maintainers can select which hosting mode to use
> - Package Maintainers can control what urls show up on their /simple/ index
> What's still happening:
> - All existing packages will be processed to determine if they host files on PyPI, if they host files externally but link directly, or if they Host files externally and require scraping the home or download url pages.
> - Taking the data obtained from processing email users to tell them if their package can be moved to a more restrictive download option (e.g. all their versions are installable directly from PyPI, or from a direct link from PyPI).
> - A Month after that actually moving them to their detected new hosting mode (if possible on a per project basis).
> Donald Stufft
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Forgot to mention, both of those options are available by clicking on "urls" when viewing a package you have permissions on, see: http://d.stufft.io/image/2h073q2L3Z29
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