[Numpy-discussion] (no subject)

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
https://github.com/numpy/numpy/releases
and already was before the PyPI upload was completed.

Cheers,
					Derek



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