[Catalog-sig] PyPI's new name

Bob Ippolito bob at redivi.com
Fri Apr 1 08:35:43 CEST 2005

On Apr 1, 2005, at 1:33 AM, Bob Ippolito wrote:

> On Apr 1, 2005, at 1:25 AM, Ian Bicking wrote:
>> Richard Jones wrote:
>>> http://www.mechanicalcat.net/richard/log/Python/PyPI_needs_a_new_name
>> I like Ministry of Python Packages (MOPP).  It's pronounceable, has 
>> good keywords, an acronym that's largely unused, and only sounds 
>> silly if you choose to expand the acronym.  Personally -- and you can 
>> ignore me because there can be no consensus on these issues -- that's 
>> the only one I really liked besides eggs.python.org (which I also 
>> like).
> I like eggs, MOPP, and Pylon -- not necessarily in that order.

On further inspection, Pylon was used as a name for an eiffel standard 
library <http://www.nenie.org/eiffel/pylon/>, but it's been dead since 
Jan 1998 (replaced by Gobo)... so I guess that's not a problem.


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