[Python-Dev] PyPI comments and ratings, *really*?

Jesse Noller jnoller at gmail.com
Thu Nov 12 15:06:31 CET 2009

On Thu, Nov 12, 2009 at 8:38 AM, Steven D'Aprano <steve at pearwood.info> wrote:
> On Thu, 12 Nov 2009 08:44:32 pm Ludvig Ericson wrote:
>> Why are there comments on PyPI? Moreso, why are there comments which
>> I cannot control as a package author on my very own packages? That's
>> just absurd.
> No, what's absurd is thinking that the act of publishing software
> somehow gives you the right to demand control over what others say
> about your software.
> I don't suppose that this rant of yours has something to do with the
> comment posted today?

Frankly, I agree with him. As implemented, I *and others* think this
is broken. I've taken the stance of not publishing things to PyPi
until A> I find the time to contribute to make it better or B> It


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