[pypy-dev] Why isn't the PyPy logo Ouroboros(Snake biting its tail)?

Benjamin Peterson benjamin at python.org
Tue Oct 20 15:43:48 CEST 2009


2009/10/20 holger krekel <holger at merlinux.eu>:
> Hi Michael,
>
> On Tue, Oct 20, 2009 at 10:54 +0100, Michael Foord wrote:
>> 2009/10/20 holger krekel <holger at merlinux.eu>
>>
>> > On Tue, Oct 20, 2009 at 11:19 +0200, Samuele Pedroni wrote:
>> > > holger krekel wrote:
>> > > >
>> > > >
>> > > > maybe, anyone any other ideas?
>> > > >
>> > >
>> > > with Carl we considered yesterday:
>> > >
>> > > - vmribo  from contracting ribosome
>> > >
>> > > and
>> > >
>> > > - vmdjinn
>> >
>> > nice - i like the "djinn" meme - so also throw
>> >
>> >    djynn - which VM do you want to generate today?
>> >
>>
>> I like PICT - Python Interpreter Compiler Toolchain.
>>
>> There is already a PICT (microcontrollers I think) so what about:
>>
>> PyCT: Python Compiler Toolchain.
>
> For the Translator tool chain i suggest to avoid a "Py" prefix and
> also avoid the "python compiler" association. Here's why:
>
> * I'd like to encourage VM developüers who identify with other languages
>  to consider using the "xxx" tool chain instead of C/JVM/NET to
>  implement their VM.
>
> * "Compiling Python" easily stirs the misconception that the
>  focus is on statically compiling Python apps.

We could just call it "rpython", since that's what it is.



-- 
Regards,
Benjamin



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