[Distutils] Deprecating little used file types/extensions on PyPI?
thomas at kluyver.me.uk
Wed Aug 17 04:31:36 EDT 2016
On Mon, Aug 15, 2016, at 08:40 PM, Donald Stufft wrote:
> Or were you wondering for the last 30 days like I did for downloads? If
> so then:
> * sdist: 15601 (66%)
> * bdist_wheel: 6398 (27%)
> * bdist_egg: 1076 (4.5%)
> * bdist_dumb: 195 (0.8%)
> * bdist_wininst: 167 (0.7%)
> * bdist_rpm: 38 (0.1%)
> * bdist_msi: 9 (0.03%)
> * Everything Else: 0 (0%)
Sorry for the lack of clarity, I was indeed looking for these numbers
for recent uploads.
This suggests there is a small but non-negligible group still uploading
eggs. Is it worth looking at what projects are doing this, and
potentially contacting some authors to understand why?
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