[Numpy-discussion] Dropping sourceforge for releases.

Charles R Harris charlesr.harris at gmail.com
Mon Oct 3 20:23:01 EDT 2016


On Sun, Oct 2, 2016 at 5:53 PM, Vincent Davis <vincent at vincentdavis.net>
wrote:

> +1, I am very skeptical of anything on SourceForge, it negatively impacts
> my opinion of any project that requires me to download from sourceforge.
>
>
> On Saturday, October 1, 2016, Charles R Harris <charlesr.harris at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>> Hi All,
>>
>> Ralf has suggested dropping sourceforge as a NumPy release site. There
>> was discussion of doing that some time back but we have not yet done it.
>> Now that we put wheels up on PyPI for all supported architectures source
>> forge is not needed. I note that there are still some 15,000 downloads a
>> week from the site, so it is still used.
>>
>> Thoughts?
>>
>> Chuck
>>
>
I've uploaded the NumPy 1.11.2 release to sourceforge and made a note on
the summary page that that will be the last release to be found there.

Chuck
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