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From Vadim Gritsenko <va...@reverycodes.com>
Subject Re: [request] creation of the Tani branch
Date Fri, 27 Aug 2004 19:42:47 GMT
Pier Fumagalli wrote:
> On 27 Aug 2004, at 19:04, Vadim Gritsenko wrote:
> 
>> I don't understand what "tani" means
> 
> 
> (from an old email)
> 
> Tani is the Japanese word for "Valley".
> 
> http://www.nuthatch.com/kanji/demo/8c37.html
> 
> Its kanji is also quite nice:
> 
> http://ww1.baywell.ne.jp/fpweb/drlatham/nihongo/kanji/less10/tani.gif
> 
>  /  \
> / /\ \
>  /  \
> /+--+\
>  |  |
>  |--|
> 
> It looks like a house (the block) in the middle of a valley (the 
> container)..
> 
> The combination is what I really like: the name "valley" accentuates the 
> concept of "containment", while its graphical representation has the 
> house in foreground, accentuating the concept of "blocks". So, if you 
> think about it, when you look at it, you look at blocks, when you think 
> about it, you think at containers :-)

Ok, now I remember :-)

Vadim

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