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Issue #166 wontfix

PyPI should warn and drop registered but unreleased packages

Dustin Oprea
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I regularly see projects that have been registered, but where no releases have been made, and there's no contact information.

It might be useful to sent out warnings after thirty- or sixty-days, and then remove it, if the state remains unchanged, a short period thereafter.

This might be widely unpopular, but we might also do a warn and remove for packages that have low volume and haven't been changed in a year or two. My two-cents.

Comments (4)

  1. Richard Jones

    I occasionally handle people wishing to take over such registrations. They are not common - only a handful each month. Unless there's a good reason I think I'll just keep it that way (rather than write additional systems which will take much more effort).

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