Project naming suggestions?

Kay Schluehr kay.schluehr at gmx.net
Mon Feb 4 18:26:29 CET 2008


On Feb 3, 7:17 pm, miller.pau... at gmail.com wrote:
> I'm considering writing a little interpreter for a python-like
> language and I'm looking for name suggestions. :-)
>
> Basically, I don't want to change a whole lot about Python.  In fact,
> I see myself starting with the compiler module from Python 2.5 and
> building from there.
>
> This language would be more or less "Python modulo a few
> (incompatible) changes, but it'd be recognizable by Python
> programmers.  I'm talking about stuff like "allowing the character '?'
> in identifier names," and "a better way to express 'for dummy in
> xrange (n):' when the index isn't needed."  I'd also like to
> implement  most of the planned Python 3000 changes.
>
> Any suggestions?  I'm thinking "Ophidian," for the snake connection,
> or, possibly, "Circus," from "Monty Python's Flying Circus."
>
> Thanks :-)

What about "Argh!". Sounds like Paul Grahams Arc but is more Monty
Pythonesque than "Circus".



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