Project needs a name (was: Summary: Python.org as a multi-languageportal

Erik Max Francis max at alcyone.com
Sat Feb 15 18:41:25 CET 2003


Nomad wrote:

> OT:  I never got that i18n bit, where does it come from?
> 
> "P-four-N" I get, but "I-one-eight-N" or "I-eighteen-N"?  Maybe I'm
> missing something somewhere...

Same place that i18n comes from.  18 is the count of the number of
elided letters in _internationalization_.  Similarly, you'll often see
l10n as an abbreviation of _localization_.

I was just (half-jokingly) extending that to Python.

I also liked CosmoPython as a suggestion.

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