[Distutils] some questions about PEP470

Nick Coghlan ncoghlan at gmail.com
Sun Oct 12 01:48:50 CEST 2014

On 12 October 2014 04:29, Donald Stufft <donald at stufft.io> wrote:
>> I plan to put the external repositories (and the commands needed to use them)
>> in the UI for PyPI. I suppose I should put that in the PEP as well, I was more
>> focused on defining the API differences and the changes.
> I forgot to mention, one other thing I thought about, we could move the current
> external links to external repositories automatically. I’m not sure if this is
> a good idea because on some projects that will end up with a giant list of things
> that a user would be suggested to install. Perhaps it’d work to scan them for
> installable files and only move the ones where an installable file was discovered,
> though that could be error prone (for example right now bytereef.org is down, so
> we’d not discover any files there).

If I recall Holger's suggestion correctly, it was just to move the
current "Download URL" links over, rather than the scraped links.


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