Looking for PyPi 2.0...

John Nagle nagle at animats.com
Wed Feb 15 22:24:23 CET 2012


On 2/8/2012 9:47 AM, Chris Rebert wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 8, 2012 at 8:54 AM, Nathan Rice
> <nathan.alexander.rice at gmail.com>  wrote:
>> As a user:
>> * Finding the right module in PyPi is a pain because there is limited,
>> low quality semantic information, and there is no code indexing.

    CPAN does it right.  They host the code.  (PyPi is just a
collection of links).  They have packaging standards (PyPi
does not.)  CPAN tends not to be full of low-quality modules
that do roughly the same thing.

    If you want to find a Python module, Google is more useful
than PyPi.

				John Nagle



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