Tres Seaver wrote:
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> Christian Zagrodnick wrote:
>> On 2008-11-12 23:41:55 +0100, Jim Fulton <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> said:
>>> http://download.zope.org/distribution was set up as a place to publish
>>> distributions while we were learning about setuptools, eggs, and
>>> pypi. I think now, we're all using PyPI (or local repositories). I'd
>>> like to deprecate this site, making it read-only for now, but
>>> eventually removing it.
>> Yeah, make it read only. But I'd just leave it there. We have the
>> policy of not removing eggs which are out there, so I suggest leaving
>> the eggs there.
> - -1: many of the eggs that are there should never have been released at
> all in a public repository: they are "attractive nuisances".
> +1 for removing the bear trap ASAP.
-1 to removing it. There is actually code out there that explicitly
relies on versions of packages that can only be found in this place. Now
of course that should be fixed, but even if it was fixed, that doesn't
mean we should make older versions uninstallable.
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