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

Lisandro Dalcin dalcinl at gmail.com
Thu Nov 12 16:01:19 CET 2009

On Thu, Nov 12, 2009 at 12:32 PM, Jesse Noller <jnoller at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 12, 2009 at 9:25 AM, Barry Warsaw <barry at python.org> wrote:
>> On Nov 12, 2009, at 8:06 AM, Jesse Noller wrote:
>>> 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
>>> changes.
>> That's distressing.  For better or worse PyPI is the central repository of
>> 3rd party packages.  It should be easy, desirable, fun and socially
>> encouraged to get your packages there.
> PyPI isn't a place to file bugs, complain something didn't work for
> you if you didn't even have the common decency in some cases to email
> them. Being unable, as an author, to remove, moderate, or even respond
> to issues there bothers me quite a bit.

I also agree with you. I do not see the point to make PyPI yet another
social network.

Lisandro Dalcín
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