As I was going over some notes on our internal wiki, I ran across a list of rejected names for the framework that become Django:

  • brazos
  • superglue
  • bodhisattva
  • webbing
  • boidae
  • bohdi
  • skoro
  • consolidata
  • piston
  • physique
  • silhouette
  • valance
  • anson
  • The Python Web Framework (PWF)
  • Tornado Publishing System
  • Web Type Framework
  • Pypeline
  • super magic machine
  • magic machine
  • private dancer
  • “the CMS
  • The Give-a-Damn machine
  • boltdozer
  • banister
  • garbonzo
  • Simon
  • fizgig
  • palmy
  • cogent
  • pith
  • pithy
  • pyth
  • pythy
  • festoon
  • poeks
  • lavalier
  • clerisy
  • bandwidth
  • django