[Distutils] ANNOUNCE: Sunsetting of uploading to the legacy PyPI/TestPyPI

Nick Coghlan ncoghlan at gmail.com
Sat Jun 24 09:15:26 EDT 2017

On 24 June 2017 at 18:56, Thomas Kluyver <thomas at kluyver.me.uk> wrote:
> For reference, I switched the default upload server for flit in version
> 0.11.

Oh, I'd also missed that 0.11 published sdists now.

Given that, I think we should start recommending flit for new pure
Python projects (the lack of sdists was the only thing previously
making me hesitant about that), and then add it to the PyPI upload
migration list as well.

It's also missing an entry in the Key Projects list:

I've filed an issue to discuss that here:

We should probably add enscons to the Key Projects list as well, since
that allows folks the option of using a full pip-installable C/C++
build system as an alternative to setuptools/distutils, so I also
filed an issue to discuss that:


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