nimble PyPI status

Zhenguo Niu niu.zglinux at
Fri Mar 1 01:24:54 UTC 2019

The 'nimble' is not used anymore, we have renamed the project from nimble
to mogan long time ago. Please feel free to do the swap, sorry for the

On Fri, Mar 1, 2019 at 7:01 AM Clark Boylan <cboylan at> wrote:

> On Thu, Feb 28, 2019, at 2:27 PM, Devin Shanahan wrote:
> > Dear maintainer of nimble:
> >
> > I am reaching out since you are listed as a maintainer of nimble
> > <> on PyPI. I am currently working on a
> > project and we are exploring releasing our distribution under the same
> > name.
> >
> > Our project is a library of data science and machine learning tools. It
> > has been under development and used internally at our company for 7
> > years, and we are now considering providing it as an open-source
> > project. Nimble is a metaphor for our team's vision for the project,
> > and we would very much prefer to use that exact name on PyPI over a
> > similar, but more complicated name, that could cause confusion.
> >
> > Since PyPI shows that nimble has not had a new release or been updated
> > since August 10, 2016, I would like to know if you would be willing to
> > relinquish the name, nimble, so that we could provide our project in
> > that namespace on PyPI. It's a simple process and if you are willing to
> > do this, we would be extremely grateful. I also completely understand
> > if this is not something that you are willing to do, or if I have
> > misinterpreted the status of nimble and it is in fact in active
> > development.
> >
> > I would really appreciate hearing your reply either way, whether or not
> > you would be willing to consider transferring ownership of nimble over
> > to us.
> >
> > Thank you very much for your time.
> >
> > Devin
> I've CC'd the original creator of this project on our end to do our best
> to make sure they see this request.  I think it would be best if Zhenguo
> Niu can respond with an answer and if they don't have a problem with this I
> can help facilitate the swap if necessary.
> If we aren't able to get a response within a reasonable amount of time
> (say 7-10 days?) we can review it without their input and go from there.
> Hope this helps,
> Clark

Best Regards,
Zhenguo Niu
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