[Edu-sig] Renaming PyWhip...

Andreas Raab andreas.raab at gmx.de
Wed Feb 24 19:54:42 CET 2010

Andre Roberge wrote:
> I never made the connection between the name PyWhip and the idiomatic 
> expression of "whipping through".  The only image that came to my mind 
> was that of a slave driver, whipping students to do work ... not a very 
> positive one.

Exactly the same for me.

> Having made the mistake of choosing two non-descriptive names for 
> projects (rur-ple and crunchy), I would strongly support Jeff's idea of 
> having a more descriptive name - especially one that is understandable 
> by non native English speakers.  In fact, while I stuck with the "Py" 
> abbreviation when making suggestions that included PyPractice, I would 
> suggest that PythonPractice might be an even better choice. 

+1 for PythonPractice.

   - Andreas

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