Cheese Shop: some history for the new-comers

Ed Leafe ed at leafe.com
Sun Mar 12 22:18:29 CET 2006


On Mar 12, 2006, at 3:03 PM, skip at pobox.com wrote:

>     amk> Given the endless whiny complaints about the name, though,  
> I think
>     amk> we should just give up and go back to PyPI (pronounced  
> 'Pippy').
>
> There was already a "pippy": Python for Palm...

	I second the suggestion earlier for making it a simple, non-silly  
name like 'PPI' for the Python Package Index. I mean, does anyone  
ever feel tempted to refer to the FBI with a cute name like 'fibby'?

	I'm a big Monty Python fan from way back, but I still cringe at  
names that sound like they were created at the Ministry of Silly Names.

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