[Distutils] New PyPI launched, legacy PyPI shutting down April 30

Donald Stufft donald at stufft.io
Mon Apr 16 14:52:04 EDT 2018

> On Apr 16, 2018, at 2:14 PM, Joni Orponen <j.orponen at 4teamwork.ch> wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 16, 2018 at 7:27 PM, Laura Hampton <laura at laura-hampton.com <mailto:laura at laura-hampton.com>> wrote:
> Monday April 30 (2018-04-30): We plan to shut down legacy PyPI https://legacy.pypi.org <https://legacy.pypi.org/> . The address pypi.python.org <http://pypi.python.org/> will continue to redirect to Warehouse.
> Is there a timeline planned for sunsetting this redirect?

The redirect from pypi.python.org <http://pypi.python.org/> to pypi.org <http://pypi.org/>? No defined date, order of magnitude is years, maybe a decade. It’s low cost to keep around (biggest downside is forgetting it exists and accidentally breaking it) and removing it would be highly visible.

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