[Python-Dev] eggs now mandatory for pypi?

Olemis Lang olemis at gmail.com
Mon Oct 5 20:38:14 CEST 2009

On Mon, Oct 5, 2009 at 1:21 PM, Jesse Noller <jnoller at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 5, 2009 at 1:54 PM, Guido van Rossum <guido at python.org> wrote:
>> User ratings and comments are the
>> future for "app store" style sites such as PyPI, and spam
>> unfortunately comes with the terrain. There are plenty of things we
>> can learn about fighting spam and other forms of vandalism from other
>> areas of the social web, including our very own wiki, and other wikis
>> (WikiPedia survives despite spam).
> I agree that feedback, commentary/etc is a Good Thing; but doing it
> right is not an easy thing, and typically implementing it poorly leads
> to spam, people filing bugs in comments, astroturfing, etc. Just on
> first glance, I could see immediate improvements around:
> * Moderation
> * Flagging as spam

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