On Tue, May 12, 2009 at 03:08:05AM -0400, Chris McDonough wrote:
> Once we deflate our current set of packages down to a reasonable
> number, the packages listed in PyPI will immediately start to
> reflect "the state of reality right now".  As a result, we'll
> hopefully be able to get some new blood in the form of new
> developers that use the smaller bits outside Zope to help us tease
> the truly independent pieces out of the larger pile.  If we do this,
> at no time after the deflation will PyPI listings ever as badly
> advertise "the state of reality" as it is advertised right now, and
> the community will hopefully again start to grow.

I agree with a lot of what you wrote, but I don't understand this last
bit.  All the currently released packages will continue to live on
pypi more or less forever, no?  To paraphrase a wise man, "Releasing a
package means always having to say you're sorry" ;-)


Paul Winkler
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