[Distutils] [Catalog-sig] packaging terminology confusion

Floris Bruynooghe floris.bruynooghe at gmail.com
Sat Jan 9 01:01:24 CET 2010

On Fri, Jan 08, 2010 at 10:35:39AM -0500, Barry Warsaw wrote:
> On Jan 08, 2010, at 04:58 AM, Martin v. Löwis wrote:
> >I read this as a -1 for changing PyPI to use "project".
> >
> >Still, support *for* renaming it is much wider, it seems.
> I wish there was a humorous, ironic name for the service that is evocative of
> the Python language's original conceit.  Something that at first glance says
> "we should have lots of tasty morsels to offer here", then "oh, sorry, the
> cat's eaten them".  The irony of course being that indeed we /do/ have lots of
> delicious comestibles for peckish Pythonistas to consume.  Something much
> catchier that can't be confused with a homonym for an entirely different
> project in the Python world.
> venezuelan-beaver-cheese-ly y'rs,
> -Barry



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