[Python-Dev] eggs now mandatory for pypi?

Nick Coghlan ncoghlan at gmail.com
Mon Oct 5 22:26:20 CEST 2009

Doug Hellmann wrote:
> On Oct 5, 2009, at 4:59 AM, Ben Finney wrote:
>> If you *want* to respond, you can politely direct them to
>> <URL:http://docs.python.org/install/> where they can learn how to
>> install Python distributions — no mention of eggs at all.
> Package owners are not allowed to comment on their own PyPI packages, so
> responding to comments requires tracking down the person who left them
> and contacting them in some other way.

Really? I can understand package owners not being able to add
recommendations for their own packages, but if they can't add comments
how are they meant to correct misunderstandings or redirect
inappropriate messages to the correct forums?


Nick Coghlan   |   ncoghlan at gmail.com   |   Brisbane, Australia

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