[Distutils] How to deprecate a python package

Greg Ewing greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Tue Apr 5 19:32:13 EDT 2016

Geoffrey Spear wrote:
> I don't have an answer to your actual question, but I'd not advocate 
> people removing packages; we don't want a npm situation here. :(

Perhaps there should be a way of marking a package as
deprecated on PyPI, so that it shows a big red warning


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