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

David LeBlanc whisper at oz.net
Tue Jan 14 03:26:08 CET 2003


How about Nohtyp? That's python held up to a mirror, which seems apropos.
Several other cool word plays come to mind too: "no type", "not hip",
(something mystical from a japanese play) "noh typ"

David LeBlanc
Seattle, WA USA

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> [mailto:python-list-admin at python.org]On Behalf Of Erik Max Francis
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> Subject: Re: Seeking Minimal Python Project Name (was: [pypy-dev] Re:
> [ann]MinimalPython project)
>
>
> Terry Hancock wrote:
>
> > Agreed, but on the other extreme, if it's too common, it will get
> > buried in
> > unrelated fluff.
>
> Indeed.  But Python itself already has that problem to some extent,
> since Monty Python is outrageously popular and the language was named
> after it.  (Fortunately, it's relatively easy to find
> Python-the-language with searches like "python language" or "python
> -monty" but the collision is already there and was there from the
> start.)
>
> > Haven't found another really good one, though. Hmm. The only Monty
> > Python
> > reference that comes to my mind is the Deja Vu sketch, ...
>
> I think one major Monty Python reference (the name of the language
> itself) is way more than enough for an entire community :-).
>
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