Spamming PyPI with stupid packages

Rick Johnson rantingrickjohnson at
Fri Jan 6 00:22:46 EST 2012

On Jan 3, 8:37 pm, Chris Angelico <ros... at> wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 4, 2012 at 12:54 PM, Ben Finney <ben+pyt... at> wrote:
> > It objectifies women. If you can't see how that's harmful to women, I
> > haven't the stamina to educate you.
> And "import pickle" objectifies pickles. It's deplorable how few
> gherkins become programmers, and I think it's because of these
> immature jokes about pickles that have become entrenched in the Python
> community.

No, no, "import pickle" is not about objectifying pickles, it's a sub-
conscience Freudian phallic symbol!

import pickle
pickle.LONG4 # Only the blind would miss that one!
pickle.EMPTY_DICT # Using GvR's pronunciation

But don't worry, *some group* is sure to be offended.

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