[Python-Dev] PEP 453 Round 4 - Explicit bootstrapping of pip in Python installations

Donald Stufft donald at stufft.io
Thu Sep 19 15:30:21 CEST 2013

On Sep 19, 2013, at 9:27 AM, Donald Stufft <donald at stufft.io> wrote:

> We've updated PEP453 based on some of the early feedback we've gotten from -dev and Martin.
> Major changes:
> * Removal of the option to fetch pip from PyPI in order not to modify the trust model of the Python installers
> * Consequently rename the model from ``getpip`` to ``extractpip``
> Also available online at: http://www.python.org/dev/peps/pep-0453/
> [snip]

One thing I don't like is the name ``extractpip``, maybe ``installpip`` would be better?

Naming things is hard.

Donald Stufft
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