[pypy-dev] Why isn't the PyPy logo Ouroboros(Snake biting its tail)?
cfbolz at gmx.de
Mon Oct 19 15:05:15 CEST 2009
Leonardo Santagada wrote:
> On Oct 19, 2009, at 9:08 AM, Victor Stinner wrote:
>> Le dimanche 18 octobre 2009 20:32:07, Khalid Shahin a écrit :
>>> The current PyPy logo seems kind of plain. And Ouroboros is a
>>> symbol of
>>> snake biting its tail and represents a cycle, a re-creation of
>>> itself, or a
>>> self-reference. Which would fit nicely in the PyPy logo.
>> I read somewhere that PyPy is no more a project dedicated to Python,
>> but it's
>> a little bit more generic. If the project is splitted in two parts
>> compiler + python interpreter), Ouroboros would be the logo of the
>> interpreter, right?
> Separating the pypy translator/compiler from the pypy python
> interpreter (preferably with different names) is something I would
> love to see happen. The first thing you have to say to someone when
> explaining pypy is "pypy is two completely different (but related)
> things..." so different logos and names would help a lot.
While I agree, to do this we would have to come up with a name for the
translation toolchain part. And coming up with names is even harder than
coming up with logos.
> But who should get the Ouroboros logo I don't know.
The Python interpreter part of course.
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