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What's the problem this feature will solve?
While for HTTPS indexes,
Describe the solution you'd like
To add more info to the description above, currently, pip "happens" to behave correctly for HTTPS URL's when
So the question is whether to officially support port numbers or not. If so, we should add support for HTTP and update the documentation to say that port numbers are allowed. If not, we should probably deprecate allowing port numbers to be included in