Pypi (Cheeseshop) Score - derivation of ?

shearichard shearichard at gmail.com
Thu Nov 25 04:46:47 CET 2010


On Nov 25, 3:54 pm, Ben Finney <ben+pyt... at benfinney.id.au> wrote:
> shearichard <shearich... at gmail.com> writes:
> > Hi - Anyone know how the score offered by Pypi is derived ?
>
> Specifically, the score offered in response to a search query.
>
> > For instance in ...
>
> >http://pypi.python.org/pypi?%3Aaction=search&term=spam&submit=search
>
> > ... 'bud.nospam 1.0.1' has a score of 9 but 'pydspam 1.1.9' has a
> > score of 7.
>
> > Where are those numbers from and what do they mean ?
>
> They are the relevance of the result to that particular search query. I
> don't know the scale of the score or how it's derived, but that's the
> intended meaning AFAIK.
>
> I think a better term than “score” could be chosen; perhaps you could
> submit a bug report against PyPI.
>
OK that makes sense. I thought it was some comment on how 'good' the
package in question was !

I will do as you say and submit a bug report to get the literal
altered to something a little more self-explanatory.




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