Database of non standard library modules...

Jeff Schwab jeffrey.schwab at rcn.com
Fri Aug 19 16:12:01 CEST 2005


Steve Holden wrote:
> Robert Kern wrote:
> 
>> Jon Hewer wrote:
>>
>>> Is there an online database of non standard library modules for Python?
>>
>>
>>
>> http://cheeseshop.python.org/pypi
>>
> While cheeseshop might resonate with the Monty Python fans I have to say 
> I think the name sucks in terms of explaining what to expect. If I ask 
> someone where I can find a piece of code and the direct me to the cheese 
> shop, I might look for another language.

I think it's just meant to be a handy moniker.  An acronym like CPAN 
doesn't exactly clear everything up in one shot, either, but at least 
other Perl users know what you mean when you say it.



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