[IronPython] Renaming IronPythonConsole
bob at redivi.com
Fri Apr 1 00:16:56 CEST 2005
On Mar 31, 2005, at 4:57 PM, Anthony Tarlano wrote:
> On Thu, 31 Mar 2005 13:49:10 -0800, Jim Hugunin
> <jimhug at microsoft.com> wrote:
>> Thanks for the feedback on names for IronPythonConsole. I notice
>> there were zero votes for keeping the name as is <wink>.
>> The two names that had votes in favor of them were fepy and ironpy.
>> There were a few more of you in favor of fepy than ironpy for that
>> science geek charm; however, I didn't notice a strong outpouring of
>> feelings either way. I'd prefer to go with ironpy for the 0.7.1
>> and see what the response is. This name is far from set in stone and
>> comments and suggestions are always welcome.
> Sorry I didn't get my vote in before you close the ballot.. But I do
> what to register my vote for ipython
> Btw, that's what I have named the console already and it is natural
> for me to continue to type python with just a leading i.... Give it a
> try, I think you may like it..
I'm almost positive that this was stated earlier, but ipython is
probably the worst possible choice. IPython <http://
ipython.scipy.org>, an existing and popular Python project, already
has a script of the same name (in lower case). To top that, it is
also an interactive interpreter.
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