[Python-ideas] Python package index: query and rating

George Fischhof george at fischhof.hu
Wed Feb 15 07:45:35 EST 2017

2017-02-15 12:35 GMT+01:00 Paul Moore <p.f.moore at gmail.com>:

> On 15 February 2017 at 11:07, Steven D'Aprano <steve at pearwood.info> wrote:
> >> I have two ides to improve the package index:
> >
> > Thank you for your ideas, but I don't think this is the right place for
> > suggesting improvements to PyPI. You could try looking through the list
> > of other Python mailing lists:
> >
> > https://mail.python.org/mailman/listinfo
> >
> > Or perhaps somebody else will suggest a better place to raise these
> > issues.
> Hi George,
> The PyPI codebase is pretty old and difficult to maintain, so there is
> currently a project under way to replace it with a new implementation.
> The project is hosted at https://github.com/pypa/warehouse and if
> you're interested in getting involved that's probably the best
> starting point for you. With regard to your two specific points:
> > 1. Query like in a webshop: checkboxes should use to select from
> attributes
> The PyPI search interface is known to be pretty limited. I don't know
> what changes have been put into the warehouse interface so far, but
> I'd suggest checking out the state of their search, and if you still
> feel there's scope for improvements, I'm sure they would be interested
> in suggestions/contributions.
> > 2. It would would be good to implement some user rating mechanism like
> in the webshops or software stores.
> This has been debated, both here and (I believe) on other lists in the
> past. The general consensus is that it's not immediately obvious that
> this would be beneficial. I'd suggest you do some searches to dig up
> the history of this suggestion (sorry, I don't have any direct links)
> and see if you feel there's something that has been missed - if so,
> again the best place to propose this would be with the Warehouse guys.
> Paul
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Hi Paul, Steven,

Thank You for your answer, i will check the warehouse :-)

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