[Python-Dev] Distutils2 scripts

Tarek Ziadé ziade.tarek at gmail.com
Fri Oct 8 23:44:35 CEST 2010

On Fri, Oct 8, 2010 at 9:31 PM, Brett Cannon <brett at python.org> wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 8, 2010 at 09:25, Tarek Ziadé <ziade.tarek at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Fri, Oct 8, 2010 at 5:53 PM, Toshio Kuratomi <a.badger at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On Fri, Oct 08, 2010 at 05:12:44PM +0200, Antoine Pitrou wrote:
>> ...
>>>> > pysetup is shorter
>> Let's use pysetup !
>> ...
>>> I won't bikeshed as long as we stay away from conflicting names.
>> +1.
>> So. Let's add pysetup in distutils2, that will be installed as a
>> classical script. Once we move distutils2 back in the stdlib, it will
>> be provided in Python's bin dir, so people will have the same
>> "pysetup" name everywhere,
> I am not about to bikeshed on the name, but I would like to publicly
> shed a single tear for no one even suggesting a Monty Python name
> closer than "quiche". I think going with PyPI over Cheeseshop helped
> put an end to that naming scheme, and that's a shame.
> Anyway, I can always alias pysetup to cheeseshop or ohmightytim on my
> machine and reminisce.

Hehe. What's the story behind changing the name from Cheeseshop to PyPI btw ?
I found the first one much nicer


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