[Python-Dev] Python and the Linux Standard Base (LSB)

Talin talin at acm.org
Thu Nov 30 15:49:16 CET 2006

Barry Warsaw wrote:
>> On the "easy_install" naming front, how about "layegg"?
> I think I once proposed "hatch" but that may not be quite the right  
> word (where's Ken M when you need him? :).

I really don't like all these "cute" names, simply because they are 
obscure. Names that only make sense once you've gotten the joke may be 
self-gratifying but not good HCI.

How about:

    python -M install

Or maybe we could even lobby to get:

    python --install

as a synonym of the above?

-- Talin

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