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From Matt Benson <gudnabr...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: [ANTidote] possibly needs to be renamed!
Date Thu, 16 Oct 2003 21:06:47 GMT
Cool idea; unfortunately the word seems to be here:

http://www.webster.com/cgi-bin/dictionary?book=Dictionary&va=ommatidium

Not too friendly.  Another cool thing about this idea
is that an arthropod eye is multifaceted, and the
concept of a "facet" is closely related to the concept
of a "facade," which the Ant GUI also should be.

What is lacking on the Ant GUI's development?

-Matt

--- "Jack J. Woehr" <jax@purematrix.com> wrote:
> Christoph Wilhelms wrote:
> 
> > Additionally: Renaming sounds like a "not too bad"
> idea, because I found
> > (using Google) some virus detection programs
> called "Antidote"...
> >
> > Thoughts!?!
> 
> I never liked the name, it sounds like Ant is a
> disease that you need Antidote for :-)
> 
> Isn't there a special Latin term for the composite
> eye of an Ant? The GUI is an
> Ant eye. We should figure out some cool Latin name
> for an Ant eye and name it that.
> 
> --
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