[Python-Dev] Re: Planning to drop gzip compression for future releases.

Erik Heneryd erik at heneryd.com
Sat Sep 18 23:49:40 CEST 2004

Barry Warsaw wrote:
> On Sat, 2004-09-18 at 15:57, Brett C. wrote:
>>My personal take on all of this is that we make the release manager's job as 
>>simple as possible.
> Although if someone from the community wanted to volunteer to build tgz
> files, that might go a long way toward keeping this option available. 
> Disk space on python.org isn't (or shouldn't be) an issue.

Sure.  I could build the tar.gz if given a tar.bz2/cvs pointer, though I 
personally think even the coordination overhead wouldn't make it 
worthwhile.  If nothing else, just to end this IMHO silly thread.


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