Seeking Minimal Python Project Name (was: [pypy-dev] Re: [ann] MinimalPython project)

Kevin Altis altis at semi-retired.com
Mon Jan 13 06:59:32 CET 2003


There is only one name possible, it must be called pythy.

As in pithy

http://dictionary.reference.com/search?q=pithy

Well it seemed good at the time ;-)

ka

"Paul Swartz" <z3p at twistedmatrix.com> wrote in message
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> On 13 Jan 2003 at 4:17, Christian Tismer wrote:
>
> > Bengt Richter wrote:
> > > At 03:39 2003-01-13 +0100, Christian Tismer wrote:
> > > [...]
> > >
> > >>At the same time, as much as possible should become
> > >>pluggable. It will be possible to have MiniPy
> > >
> > > [...]
> > >
> > > Is "MiniPy" the official name ?
> >
> > No.
> > There is no official name, yet.
> > For some time, I was thinking of
> > "Lilipyt".
> > "Ptn" was the first thought, while
> > not sounding very sexy just expressing brevity.
> > "Pippy" is already occupied.
> > "Minipy"? Well, there are so many "py" projects,
> > this makes it hard to come up with a good new name.
> >
> > While a name is most unimportant for me,
> > I agree that it *is* important for the
> > community to be able to spell it.
>
> Well, 'Jython' is in Java, 'CPython' is C, why
> not, 'PyPython' or 'Pyython'?
>
> -p
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