[SciPy-User] Central File Exchange for SciPy

John washakie@gmail....
Sat Oct 30 07:21:01 CDT 2010


Speaking of pypi, does anyone know if there is a way to see where the
downloads came from as a package distributor. It would be interesting
information.

-john

On Sat, Oct 30, 2010 at 2:15 PM, Matthew Brett <matthew.brett@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>
>>> Or if it doesn't fit put it somewhere and
>>> link it from http://www.scipy.org/Topical_Software
>>
>> That means buiding software packages, which is also more work than simply
>> dumping code on a webpage.
>
> It's probably worth pointing out that most Matlab utilities are Matlab
> only (no extensions), and the code dumped is usually just an archive
> that you unpack somewhere and put on your Matlab path.
>
> That's the rough equivalent of a python package that is pure python,
> and for which the install method is copying or linking the <mypackage>
> directory into some directory on your python path.
>
> I can imagine something like a 'snippet' distribution format, which is
> just a README file, and the <mypackage> directory.  Obviously if
> someone wanted to be more pypi about the whole thing, that would be
> easy too.
>
> See y'all,
>
> Matthew
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