[FRPythoneers] Re: February Front Range Pythoneers Meeting Notes

Uche Ogbuji uche.ogbuji at fourthought.com
Tue Feb 20 17:52:27 MST 2001


Guido van Rossum wrote:

> > General discussion included a status report on python-siphon a
> > CPAN-like archive for Python.
> 
> What?  Please don't use that name.  I searched Google for "python
> siphon" and found out it is a technical term for something used to
> siphon water into or out of aquariums.  That's cute, but makes it hard
> to find through web searches, and that's not what we want for a CPAN
> thingie! :-)

I think they're sorting this out on the distutils list

http://mail.python.org/pipermail/distutils-sig/2001-February/001981.html

so you might want to drop them a note.

I wonder what happened to the catalog SIG.


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