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

Ronald Oussoren ronaldoussoren at mac.com
Thu Nov 30 15:55:02 CET 2006

On Thursday, November 30, 2006, at 03:49PM, "Talin" <talin at acm.org> wrote:
>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?

Maybe because 'install' is just one of the actions? I'd also like to see 'uninstall', 'list' and 'upgrade' actions (and have some very crude code to do this).


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