[Distutils] greater compression on pypi?

Donald Stufft donald at stufft.io
Mon Aug 22 11:13:54 EDT 2016

> On Aug 22, 2016, at 11:12 AM, Daniel Holth <dholth at gmail.com> wrote:
>  The 'multiple versions with different compression algorithms' idea assumes some consumers don't have .xz and would prefer the .gz version for example.

The more variants a file has, the less likely a cache hit is for any given request. The goal is to reduce the number of variants not increase them.

Donald Stufft

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