On Wed, Aug 20, 2008 at 08:21:07AM -0400, Benji York wrote: > On Tue, Aug 19, 2008 at 6:11 PM, Chris Withers <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > > 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).
+99 Deleted releases can cause massive unintended pain downstream, regardless of how sensible it may seem at the time. Just Don't Do It Ever. -- Paul Winkler http://www.slinkp.com _______________________________________________ Zope3-users mailing list Zope3email@example.com http://mail.zope.org/mailman/listinfo/zope3-users