[Catalog-sig] Table of Python Packages, updated

Bob Ippolito bob at redivi.com
Wed Mar 30 08:22:30 CEST 2005


On Mar 30, 2005, at 1:15 AM, Ian Bicking wrote:

> Bob Ippolito wrote:
>>> Do we need a domain name?
>>>
>>> Also, is anyone actively on python-list at the moment? Would you 
>>> like to start
>>> a thread there? ("If Python had a CPAN, what would you call it?")
>> Domain names get mad google juice, if nothing else...
>
> But python.org is already drowning in its own google juice.  And we 
> (the Python language) already have all top 16 entries before a Monty 
> Python page comes up -- adding another entry won't change anything.  I 
> think python.org/pypi is high ranked by association, and something to 
> stick with (well, /whatever, but under python.org or maybe a 
> subdomain).

While that's true, domains are better.  Specifically, pypi.python.org 
would be better, because you can use the site: operator.  Thats why we 
have a docs.python.org.

"numeric site:python.org" doesn't provide the results you want, and 
"numeric site:python.org/pypi" doesn't provide any.

-bob



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