[Python-Dev] eggs now mandatory for pypi?

Nick Coghlan ncoghlan at gmail.com
Mon Oct 5 22:24:39 CEST 2009

Fred Drake 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
> Interestingly, I consider sites like PyPI as developer resources
> rather than the more end-user-centric "App Store" sites.
> While I don't consider it bad to provide support for commenting and
> rating, I find it much less valuable than for end-user-centric sites.
> But then, some may find me a bit retro.  :-/

When it comes to comments and recommendations for selecting software
packages, developers *are* the end users :)


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

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