[Catalog-sig] Rules for registering project names on PyPI

Georg Brandl g.brandl at gmx.net
Tue Oct 30 09:12:08 CET 2012

Am 30.10.2012 00:28, schrieb Vinay Sajip:
> Can someone please point me to where the rules are defining what are acceptable
> names for projects registered on PyPI? There are some unusual names, e.g.
> ☃ ('\u2603')

I hope this one implements PEP 3117.

> flügelform

Looks like UTF-8 coding of an umlaut ü gone wrong (or did it happen in your
mailer? then it is a perfectly fine project name).

> "Coversation With Your Car" (including the quotes)
> Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa aaaaaaaaa aaaaaaasa aaaaaaasa aaaaasaa aaaaaaasa  bbbbbbbbbbb

Well, it doesn't seem like anyone would use them, but as long as they don't do
any harm, they increase the number of registered packages we can boast about ;-)

> __past__

Could be a good package providing more backwards compatibility.


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