[Catalog-sig] Changing cheeseshop.python.org to pypi.python.org

Jim Fulton jim at zope.com
Tue Jul 24 23:49:15 CEST 2007


On Jul 24, 2007, at 5:43 PM, Martin v. Löwis wrote:
...
> FWIW, "distribution" is quite misleading. SuSE is a Distribution
> (of Linux), and so is Debian; ActivePython is a distribution of
> Python (I think - before coming to that area, I would have though
> that "the distribution of Python varies across continents").

I didn't come up with the name "distribution". Distutils did that.   
Whether we like it or not, the Python Library Reference defines this  
term.

   http://docs.python.org/dist/distutils-term.html

We have a real problem with terminology.

Jim

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