[Catalog-sig] Changing cheeseshop.python.org to pypi.python.org
jim at zope.com
Tue Jul 24 22:36:31 CEST 2007
On Jul 24, 2007, at 3:55 PM, Martin v. Löwis wrote:
> After some discussion, it seems that nobody really likes
> the name "cheeseshop" for the Python Package Index,
> and some people seem to actively hate it.
> So I'm going to change the name (again/back): the software
> will call itself "Python Package Index", abbreviated as
> pypi (PyPI where case matters). The machine address
> cheeseshop.python.org will continue to work for a
> foreseeable future, but will not be actively advertised.
I think this is progress.
I'll note that "Package Index" is somewhat misleading, because it
actually indexes distributions, not packages. A more precise name
would be pydi and wouldn't be so easily confused with pypy. (Jim
ducks. Jim looks forward to pydi tee shirts.)
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