[Catalog-sig] PyPI renaming options

Bob Ippolito bob at redivi.com
Mon Apr 4 08:00:37 CEST 2005

On Apr 4, 2005, at 1:49, Ian Bicking wrote:

> Richard Jones wrote:
>> - - Shrubbery
>> - - MOPP (Ministry of Python Packages)
>> - - Vault
> "Shrubbery" doesn't mean anything to me, and I'd have a hard time 
> using it in a sentence.  "You can find that in the Shrubbery."  I 
> guess I could say "Python Shrubbery", but that hardly sounds like a 
> *place*.  So I don't see a whole lot going for that one.
> Vault sounds like a place, but isn't distinctive enough alone -- I'd 
> have to call it the "Python Vault".  vault.python.org indicates this 
> as well, of course.  This is a fine, straight-forward term, which 
> makes its intent quite clear.
> But I do like MOPP, which is somewhere in between the two.  It's a 
> distinctive term -- the only Google results for "mopp" are medical, 
> which we'd quickly outrank.  Though I don't know exactly how I'd use 
> it in a sentence.  "You can find that in the MOPP"?  That doesn't 
> sound quite right to me... but maybe it just takes time to become 
> familiar.  I can almost imagine using "Ministry" more often, like "I 
> notice you haven't submitted your package to the Ministry, tsk tsk".

+1 for MOPP


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