[SM-Discuss] python-devel => python-pypi
"Andraž 'ruskie' Levstik"
ruskie at mages.ath.cx
Mon Jan 7 06:40:38 EST 2008
On 11:33:32 2008-01-07 "Alexander Tsamutali" <astsmtl at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2008/1/7, Vlad Glagolev <stealth at sourcemage.org>:
> > Well, hello everyone!
> > Yesterday I decided to change the name of this section cause we need
> > something more equal for python too :P
> > Look, there are perl-cpan and php-pear. CPAN and PEAR are the
> > collections of packages (source distros, or call it anyhow) for these
> > langs.. So I want the same name for our pythonic section.
> > http://pypi.python.org/pypi <- it's official name of it:
> > The Python Package Index is a repository of software for the Python
> > programming language. There are currently 3275 packages here.
> > So -- your thoughts and opinions..
> Not a long ago i had created section for haskell libraries. I didn't
> found any good reason to call this section haskell-hackagedb or
> something like that so i called it just haskell. I think that using
> cpan, pear, pypi, hackagedb in section names is bad, because our
> sections are not connected with these projects. So i prefer names like
> haskell or python-devel instead of perl-cpan, php-pear.
The only reason why "haskell" as a section is ok is cause there is no
"haskell" spell else you would get:
gaze version haskell <-- versions of all spells in said section instead of
just the spell :)
I'm all for changing this... Someday there'll be a ruby-raa or some such as
Andraž "ruskie" Levstik
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