On Fri, May 09, 2014 at 06:09:28AM -0700, Ethan Furman firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
On 05/08/2014 02:02 PM, Paul Moore wrote: Well, I do host a small handful of modules on PyPI, but I can say that some of my pain points are:
getting a good name: the obvious ones are taken, so the search begins to find a name that is not taken and yet still feels at least somewhat appropriate:
my OO path module ended up being called strpath (dumb name); eventually changed to antipathy
my script param line parser is called scription (okay name)
my enum backport is called enum34 (blah)
my dbf package is called dbf (lucky lucky lucky!)
For many reasons I avoid github/gitorious/bitbucket, but there is one thing they do right -- two-levels namespaces.
"Namespaces are one honking great idea -- let's do more of those!"
Oleg Broytman http://phdru.name/ email@example.com Programmers don't die, they just GOSUB without RETURN.