[IronPython] [python] Re: Announcement: Project to get some CPython C extensions running under IronPython

Michael Foord fuzzyman at voidspace.org.uk
Tue Oct 16 01:17:24 CEST 2007


Giles Thomas wrote:
> [snip..]
> That looks like a pretty popular choice generally - quite a few people have posted off-list saying the same.  I'll get in touch with the NumPy developers.
>
> One further question for this list, before I create a repository and mailing list elsewhere for the project - what should the project be called?  The best one we've come up with in-house is "RustPython" (IronPython, *C* extensions, you get the picture) and I'd be really grateful if someone could come up with a less appalling pun...
>
>   

Aipysurus - a genus of sea snake with the letters 'py' in its name?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aipysurus

The "Aipysurus laevis" is also known as the golden sea snake!

:-)

Michael

> Cheers,
>
> Giles
>   




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