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

Fred L. Drake, Jr. fdrake at acm.org
Thu Oct 2 23:54:10 EDT 2003

Jack Jansen writes:
 > 1. For now we add bz2 compression, and put that at the top of the
 >     list, with gz far below it. If we want to get real fancy we
 >     could even put it behind another link "old formats".

At this point, we've been providing bzip2-compressed tarballs for
three years; they became available with Python 1.6 (does anyone even
remember that release?).

 > 2. At some point in the future we look at the http logs to see
 >     how many people still use the older format.

I'm hoping to write the script to do that this weekend.


Fred L. Drake, Jr.  <fdrake at acm.org>
PythonLabs at Zope Corporation

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