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1 Crate
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4 Crate is a PyPI Mirror/Python Package Index that was written to make it easy to discover
5 packages, evaluate them for usefulness, and then install them. Additionally it also focuses
6 on presenting an extremely stable interface to PyPI compatible applications (e.g. pip).
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8 With Crate you should be able to quickly find, evaluate, and install your packages
9 with no worries about if something is going to be down or not.
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11 Discussion
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14 Discussion about crate can take place either in #crate on freenode, on Github Issues,
15 or on the Trello board located at: https://trello.com/board/crate-site/4f1ce86e2309d79e2a0141c3
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18 Technology Stack
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21 Crate.io is built on top of Python using the Django framework. It uses Celery
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22 to process its shared tasks, PostgreSQL to store its data, and Redis as its
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23 caching layer.
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25 Relation to PyPI
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28 The software that powers Crate.io defaults to PyPI, but can techincally be used
29 with any index that presents the same XMLRPC API.
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31 Crate.io the website currently only mirrors PyPI. All Packages and their associated
32 data come from PyPI. Crate.io provides a reliable place for those packages to be stored
33 and accessed and tries to present a cleaner and more user-friendly interface to
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34 that data.
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36 Development
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39 @@@ Todo Write Development Docs
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