On Fri, Nov 28, 2008 at 12:12 PM, Chris Withers <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> Martijn Faassen wrote:
>> It's clearly the case that people who are reading this thread know how
>> to avoid download.zope.org. The people who are not reading this thread
>> just get "tough luck" from the Zope community when their software
>> doesn't work anymore.
> No, that's not quite what I said. I'm pretty sure if someone came to any
> Zope list and said "download.zope.org gives me errors" the nthey'd get the
> help they need.

They wouldn't, as they'd need to figure out which versions of which
packages that they depend on that are on download.zope.org should be
replaced with what other versions. That can be quite a list and costs
even experts a quite few hours to work through - we've done this with

> Someone gettign subtle bugs because http://download.zope.org/distribution
> still exists but is filled with cruft may well not.

I'm talking about a scenario where you have *existing* software that
has been tested to work, and we suddenly break it by shutting down the


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