[Catalog-sig] Table of Python Packages, updated

Bob Ippolito bob at redivi.com
Thu Mar 31 00:49:30 CEST 2005

On Mar 30, 2005, at 5:18 PM, Ian Bicking wrote:

> Ed Summers wrote:
>> Well, I'm late in catching up with what python eggs actually are.
>> Now that I know what they are, I like the idea of "eggcrate" a
>> lot. I agree keeping it in the python.org domain could serve as a 
>> subliminal stamp of approval.         eggcrate.python.org,     or 
>> even better (I think):
>>     eggs.python.org Only downside is that eggs are fragile and break 
>> easily...as opposed to
>> gems.
> I like the name, but if someone uploads tarballs will it seem out of 
> place?

Hopefully people will be uploading eggs and source tarballs.  The eggs 
will eventually be what most people use and care about.

> Of course, while some eggs hatch cute little chicks, people who find 
> their eggs hatching little pythons are usually not so amused... 
> http://www.sthlm-herp.net/galleri/galleri_800/pyt_reg_800.html
> This guy is kind of cute though... 
> http://www.vpi.com/5VPIBreeders/GreenTreePython/GreenTreePython.htm
> Or we can give a bad-ass feel to the site, eating all our 
> competitors... 
> http://www.barefootbushman.com/images/water_python_eating_egg.jpg
> But when you get down to it Monte Python is a lot less creepy than 
> actual Pythons.

Which also works, because of Eggs and SPAM.


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