CPAN functionality for python

Doug Hellmann doughellmann at
Tue Feb 13 07:49:35 EST 2001

In article <mailman.982066514.11480.python-list at>, "Oleg
Broytmann" <phd at> wrote:

> On Tue, 13 Feb 2001, Doug Hellmann wrote:
>> Why use standard CGI? This is a perfect application for Zope, the ZODB,
>    The big advatnage of CPAn is that it's distributed and has many
>    mirrors.
> Zope-based solution will be hard to mirror.

I don't follow that at all.  To support mirrors, the data needs to be
replicated from one server to another. That problem exists 
independant of any tool.


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