[Python-Dev] PEP about sys.implementation and implementation specific user site directory

Greg Ewing greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Sat Oct 10 02:57:06 CEST 2009

Martin v. Löwis wrote:

> So I propose that the python.org version is identified as "python".

But then we won't have a generic term for the language
itself, independent of any implementation.

The "c" in cpython doesn't necessarily have to refer
to the implementation language. Maybe it stands for
"classic python". :-)


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