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

Aaron Meurer asmeurer at gmail.com
Tue Oct 30 09:19:43 CET 2012

On Tue, Oct 30, 2012 at 2:12 AM, Georg Brandl <g.brandl at gmx.net> wrote:
> 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.

I can't find the actual source anywhere, but my guess is that this was
a joke.  Perhaps it implemented something like

Aaron Meurer

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