[Distutils] PyPI abuse
prometheus235 at gmail.com
Tue Apr 11 09:37:16 EDT 2017
Other devils advocate: having *someone* park them, even if they're not the
trademark holder, might be useful. If someone wants to go over what should
be a relatively low bar to usurp the "holder", great. I'm thinking of the
On Tue, Apr 11, 2017 at 4:41 AM, <tritium-list at sdamon.com> wrote:
> Playing devil's advocate here, do we put a value judgement on the content
> of a module on pypi, even if that content is limited to a single function
> that just prints? What does that mean for something like a 'metapackage'
> (a package on pypi that has no content, and exists only to install other
> modules - like a project that has been modularized into other packages on
> pypi)? I think this should be handled on a case by case basis, where
> someone else comes along wanting to use a name currently being used by one
> of these obvious placeholders.
> That said, this looks sketchy, and I would not be shocked to find these
> names being held hostage on some auction site somewhere. If that is the
> case, burninate them.
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Distutils-SIG [mailto:distutils-sig-bounces+tritium-
> > list=sdamon.com at python.org] On Behalf Of Lele Gaifax
> > Sent: Monday, April 10, 2017 7:10 PM
> > To: Distutils-Sig at Python.Org
> > Subject: [Distutils] PyPI abuse
> > Hi all,
> > I know it's been debated here whether there should be some kind of
> > filtering
> > on uploaded packages on PyPI, but today someone, either an automated
> > tool or a
> > silly guy, started to upload dozens of "Xxx 0.1.0" where "Xxx" is some
> > "surname", here is latest variant: https://pypi.python.org/pypi/
> > Is there something that can/should be done to stop it?
> > Thank you,
> > ciao, lele.
> > --
> > nickname: Lele Gaifax | Quando vivrò di quello che ho pensato ieri
> > real: Emanuele Gaifas | comincerò ad aver paura di chi mi copia.
> > lele at metapensiero.it | -- Fortunato Depero, 1929.
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