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

René Dudfield renesd at gmail.com
Wed Jul 25 01:34:27 CEST 2007


Cheeseshop is better I reckon.

pypi sounds like nothing.  Cheeseshop is at least fun... for those
with a sense of humour.


On 7/25/07, "Martin v. Löwis" <martin at v.loewis.de> wrote:
> After some discussion, it seems that nobody really likes
> the name "cheeseshop" for the Python Package Index,
> and some people seem to actively hate it.
>
> So I'm going to change the name (again/back): the software
> will call itself "Python Package Index", abbreviated as
> pypi (PyPI where case matters). The machine address
> cheeseshop.python.org will continue to work for a
> foreseeable future, but will not be actively advertised.
>
> Regards,
> Martin
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