On Mar 13, 2017, at 05:55 PM, Thomas Goirand wrote:

>IMO, upstream are right that the PyPi releases should be minimal. They
>are, from my view point, a binary release, not a source release.

Wheels should be considered a binary release, but tarballs should still be
considered the canonical source release.  OTOH, most non-geeks I know
exclusively top-post so eventually pragmatism will probably win out over
historical conventions.

>It makes a lot of sense to therefore use the git repository, which is
>what I've been doing as much as possible.

So, what do you do about upstreams that don't use git?  (I'm guessing that if
they use git but not GitHub, your workflow doesn't break.)


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