[Doc-SIG] Re: [Python-Dev] Documentation packages

Aahz aahz at pythoncraft.com
Wed Oct 1 10:02:56 EDT 2003

On Wed, Oct 01, 2003, Gerrit Holl wrote:
> Fred L. Drake, Jr. wrote:
>> After a brief discussion on the Doc-SIG, it looks like I can
>> reasonably drop the .tar.gz packaging for the documentation, leaving
>> only .zip and .tar.bz2 formats.
>> Are there any strong objections to this change?
> What is the reason to do so? Can it do any harm do leave it in?

Two points:

* It's another step in the release process

* It takes up extra space on the servers

Following Fred's suggestion saves time and space.
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