[Catalog-sig] Perhaps "PyPI" will do

holger krekel hpk at trillke.net
Fri Apr 8 12:31:18 CEST 2005

On Thu, Apr 07, 2005 at 22:16 -0700, David Ascher wrote:
> On Apr 7, 2005 9:13 PM, Tripp Lilley <tripp at perspex.com> wrote:
> > On Thu, 7 Apr 2005, David Ascher wrote:
> > 
> > > I think the idea of joking around with religious terms like ministry is
> > > a bad idea, because we're not as funny as John Cleese & friends.
> > 
> > Just for the record, the term "ministry," outside the U.S., has more to do
> > with administrative functions of government:
> I'm well aware of that (I'm French =).  However, I don't think the US
> perspective is insignificant when it comes to PR =).
> At least in France, it's also true that ministries bring forth
> concepts of inefficiency, bureaucracy, obnoxious power-hungry civil
> servants.  Not exactly what I'd want associated w/ my software if it
> was mine, but whatever. =)

Hey, that sounds similar to what we have in germany, with 
the addition that they are even plainly evil in some respects 
(thinking of the incredible stance the "justice" ministry 
takes for software patents against a >90% anti-sw-patents 
vote of the national parliament). 

Believe it or not, i thought of MOPP bringing back some
positive connotations to the term ... 


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