On Tue, Aug 19, 2008 at 6:11 PM, Chris Withers <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > Philipp von Weitershausen wrote: >> Please don't remove things! Never ever. People might still be using them. > > That is getting a bit old. The confusion from having this cruft lying > around (in the same way as accidentally released packages) is causing a > lot more hurt tham people who're already using this (and hence already > have a local copy of the egg, which they can keep using should no egg be > available on pypi) would experience if they went away.
That argument neglects to include people that don't cache eggs (for whatever reason) and people that need to build on a machine that may have never cached the egg in question (like deploying brand new servers). > At the *very* least it's take about 2 minutes for a package manager to > put a large "DO NOT USE - THIS IS ONLY HERE TO SUPPORT EXISTING SETUPS" > at the top of the text on pypi to stop innocent bystanders getting > caught out. If a package is truly in that state, then yes a prominent warning should be added. -- Benji York Senior Software Engineer Zope Corporation _______________________________________________ Zope3-users mailing list Zope3firstname.lastname@example.org http://mail.zope.org/mailman/listinfo/zope3-users