[Distutils] Why github and bitbucket?

Marcus Smith qwcode at gmail.com
Thu Nov 5 15:40:46 EST 2015

> Basically: Historical reasons. The name “PyPA” was a joke by the
> pip/virtualenv developers and it was only pip and virtualenv so it was on
> Github.

here's an anecdote.... per the pypa.io history page,  'Other proposed names
were “ianb-ng”, “cabal”, “pack” and “Ministry of Installation”'


maybe even funnier that we have a history page, but it's easy to forget all
that's happened, so I made one awhile back...
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