How many packages there are in PyPI
nagle at animats.com
Tue Mar 30 20:24:05 CEST 2010
Joaquin Abian wrote:
> PyPI is reaching the 10000 package figure (In the case of 3.x only
> about 140 packages and increasing very very slowly).
> Looking at available packages for 3.x I observed that some packages
> are listed several times. For example, lxml is listed 5 times.
> Are these repetitions included in the package count? If yes, just out
> of curiosity, somebody knows what the actual number of different
> packages in the PyPI reservoir is?
There aren't that many packages "in" PyPI. It's more of a directory than
a repository. And some of the links are dead.
I just tried "Dejavu", which only has a link to "projects.amor.org". That
subdomain is dead. "amor.org" is some kind of religious organization.
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