Project naming suggestions?
Thomas Dybdahl Ahle
thomas at ahle.dk
Sun Feb 3 20:37:40 CET 2008
On Sun, 2008-02-03 at 10:17 -0800, miller.paul.w 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.
Are you really thinking about creating an entire language, simply
because you don't like 'for dummy in xrange (n):'?
I hope you know what an extreamly large work that is, and how little we
need more languages in this category.
> Any suggestions? I'm thinking "Ophidian," for the snake connection,
> or, possibly, "Circus," from "Monty Python's Flying Circus."
> Thanks :-)
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