[Python-Dev] PyPI front page

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at v.loewis.de
Fri Nov 13 08:35:48 CET 2009

> Ben Finney <ben+python <at> benfinney.id.au> writes:
>> There's a problem with the poll's placement: on the front page of the
>> PyPI website.
> Speaking of which, why is it that http://pypi.python.org/pypi and
> http://pypi.python.org/pypi/ (note the ending slash) return different contents
> (the latter being very voluminous)? I always mistake one for the other when
> entering the URL directly.

As Ian says: setuptools relies on it. It's part of the specification of
the package index.


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