Fabric Engine + Python benchmarks

Albert W. Hopkins marduk at letterboxes.org
Sat Feb 11 00:59:35 CET 2012


On Fri, 2012-02-10 at 14:52 -0800, Paul Rubin wrote:
> Fabric Paul <technovegas at gmail.com> writes:
> > Hi Stefan - Thanks for the heads up. Fabric Engine has been going for
> > about 2 years now. Registered company etc. I'll be sure to refer to it
> > as Fabric Engine so there's no confusion. We were unaware there was a
> > python tool called Fabric.
> 
> There will still be confusion.  The Fabric configuration tool is quite
> well known in the python and sysadmin communities, so it will be the
> first thing people will think of.  If you weren't already aware of it,
> I'd guess you're pretty far out of contact with Python's existing user
> population, so there may be further sources of mismatch between your
> product and what else is out there (I'm thinking of Stackless, PyPy,
> etc.)  Still, yoour product sounds pretty cool.
> 

Indeed.  When I first saw the subject header I thought it was referring
to the Python-based deployment tool.  It's just going to confuse people.
It's enough already that we have a bunch of stuff with "pi" and "py" in
the name :|

Does the OSS community *really* need another "Firebird" incident?

-a





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