On Thu, Sep 27, 2007 at 10:09:23AM -0400, Jim Fulton wrote: > > On Sep 26, 2007, at 8:22 PM, Tres Seaver wrote: > ... >> I think that replacing 'index_url' with a "gated community" of packages >> is the only path to sanity here: the contract of the Cheeseshop (share >> new releases of all packages with everyone ASAP") is incompatible with >> our goals ("ensure that users can install a given package and its >> dependencies, and have them work"). > > Regretfully, I agree. People here at ZC are already moving in this > direction internally.
It works for Linux distros: they periodically take packages from upstream (which would be Cheeseshop in our case) into their unstable distribution, fix incompatibilities there, then freeze and release a stable package set downloadable from a fixed URL. End users can use a stable version if they want things to Just Work, or they can install one or two packages from unstable if they really need a newer version of something, and are prepared to fix any incompatibilities themselves. Marius Gedminas -- To express oneself In seventeen syllables Is very diffic -- John Cooper Clark.
Description: Digital signature
_______________________________________________ Zope3-dev mailing list Zope3email@example.com Unsub: http://mail.zope.org/mailman/options/zope3-dev/archive%40mail-archive.com