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Derek Homeier derek at astro.physik.uni-goettingen.de
Wed Jun 3 14:10:58 EDT 2020

On 2 Jun 2020, at 11:15 pm, Charles R Harris <charlesr.harris at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Also, I had expected the sdist to be the .tar.gz format, I can't find it back but IIRC that's what we decided in the past. It's smaller, and it's what pretty much all other projects do.
> NumPy has always used zip since PyPI limited the number of source releases. We did that before SciPy.
The .tar.gz version (if file size really is an issue, why not using .tar.xz?) is also available from
and already was before the PyPI upload was completed.


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