Cheese Shop: some history for the new-comers

Fredrik Lundh fredrik at
Sun Mar 12 10:17:17 CET 2006

A.M. Kuchling wrote:

> richard <richardjones at> wrote:
> > So I did what people always do in this situation, I asked Barry Warsaw to
> > name. it. And he did, "Cheese Shop". I liked the name, so it was done. When
> > the new pydotorg machines went live last year, so too did the name
> >
> Given the endless whiny complaints about the name, though, I think we
> should just give up and go back to PyPI (pronounced 'Pippy').

just change the link on the main site to read "packages", change the self-
references on the page to "Packages" or "Package
Index", move the quote down to the bottom of the page, and and leave
the rest as is.


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