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Re: Discarding uploaded binary packages

On 17/10/2012 08:36, Russell Coker wrote:
> On Wed, 17 Oct 2012, Barry Warsaw <barry@python.org> wrote:
>> I also think allowing source-only uploads makes for easier contributions,
>> and thus hopefully more contributions.
> Why would it be easier?  Surely we still want people to build packages first to 
> ensure that we don't needlessly get FTBFS bugs.

Because binary packages are big, and uploading them reliably from a region with
crappy internet access sucks, especially when trying to upload them over SFTP.
Honestly, if we're not going to be using these, why upload them? It's a
pointless waste of bandwidth.

Kind regards,
Loong Jin

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