lost interest?

Walter Moreira wall at adinet.com.uy
Sat Dec 8 12:08:38 EST 2001

On Sat, Dec 08, 2001 at 07:07:50AM -0800, John Roth wrote:
> "Walter Moreira" <wall at adinet.com.uy> wrote in message
> news:mailman.1007781383.30878.python-list at python.org...
> > Hi.
> >
> > I've been reading some of the catalog-sig archives and I wonder why
> the
> > interest of the community about something like CPAN is so small. When
> a
> > message about this thing pops up in c.l.py, it receives only one or
> two
> > answers and the thread dies, and in catalog-sig usually happens
> something
> > similar.
> What's the difference between the Vaults of Parnassus and CPAN?
> I can usually find what I want on the Vaults.

The Vaults are indeed great. But you cannot automatically download and install
a module and its dependencies. That's the nice thing with siphon, for example.

I don't understand yet the absence of interest in this topic.


Walter Moreira   <>  Centro de Matematica  <>  Universidad de la Republica
email: walterm at cmat.edu.uy  <>  Home Page: http://www.cmat.edu.uy/~walterm

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