Remove support for downloading from SVN #1502
I think the ideal deprecation points to "here's the correct way to do this". Is the deprecation going to be, "Migrate to something other than SVN", or something else?
I'm wondering if we can do something like adding a "download from svn" that does
The whole of package_index and easy_install is deprecated, but it will be harder to remove. The guidance should be to use
My presumption is this functionality is no longer actively used... and the deprecation will help identify if there are.
Interesting idea. The main issue I had was the handling of the SVN URLs - there's special parsing of the URL there that I don't understand.
I am not opposed to starting with deprecating this, particularly if no one is using it, but if the alternative is "use
Sorry if this comes off as very wishy-washy, just trying to explore our options out loud.