[Distutils] Reviving PEP 470 - Removing External Hosting support on PyPI

Donald Stufft donald at stufft.io
Sun Aug 30 15:52:35 CEST 2015

On August 30, 2015 at 7:48:46 AM, Paul Moore (p.f.moore at gmail.com) wrote:
> > Maybe there should be a further FAQ in the PEP - "If I'm setting 
> up my
> own index for my files, why should I bother registering my project 
> on
> PyPI at all?" I suspect this is the real question at the root of 
> a lot
> of the objections to the PEP. For people hosting off PyPI, the 
> current
> arrangement (ignoring the UX issues) means that "pip install 
> foo"
> works for them. We're now proposing to remove that benefit, and 
> while
> it's not the *only* benefit of being registered on PyPI, maybe 
> a
> reminder of what the other benefits are would put this into
> perspective.

Added to PEP 470 - https://hg.python.org/peps/rev/2794fe98567d

Donald Stufft
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