[Distutils] PEP 470, round 4 - Using Multi Repository Support for External to PyPI Package File Hosting

Wichert Akkerman wichert at wiggy.net
Fri Oct 3 16:29:25 CEST 2014

> On 03 Oct 2014, at 16:24, Nick Coghlan <ncoghlan at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2. Easily allow package authors to tell PyPI "my releases are hosted
> <here>" and have that advertised in such a way that tools can clearly
> communicate it to users, without silently introducing unexpected
> dependencies on third party services.

I  haven’t read the PEP, so this might be a stupid remark, but: is that needed, when a package author can also say something like “add my repository to your system with pip —add-repository <url>” ?


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