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From Harbs <harbs.li...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Name of the FlexJS Fork
Date Sun, 17 Sep 2017 11:00:37 GMT
Hi Piotr,

If you can start it that would be great. I’m very limited in time today.

Thanks,
Harbs

> On Sep 17, 2017, at 11:20 AM, Piotr Zarzycki <piotrzarzycki21@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> I can start the VOTE within 12H cause I don't see anything against. If
> someone can start earlier that would be great.
> 
> Proposed title:
> [VOTE] What should be new project name for proposed fork of FlexJS?
> 
> List
> 
> Description of VOTE from Harbs.
> 
> VOTE itself:
> 
> 1) Name +1 (Binding)
> 2) Second Proposal
> 3) Third proposal
> 
> Does it look ok?
> 
> Piotr
> 
> On Sun, Sep 17, 2017, 10:04 Piotr Zarzycki <piotrzarzycki21@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> 
>> Let's bring together the most mentioned from this thread and start a VOTE
>> by Harbs's system.
>> Let it be max 10 props.
>> 
>> Piotr
>> 
>> On Sun, Sep 17, 2017, 08:26 Alex Harui <aharui@adobe.com.invalid> wrote:
>> 
>>> BOJA also was/is software-related:
>>> https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/BF00143947
>>> 
>>> Again, not a deal-killer.  One question that came to mind is whether we'd
>>> spend too much time explaining why we called the project BOJA.  That got
>>> me thinking of it as an acronym as well.  Or maybe a new project name
>>> should be an acronym.
>>> 
>>> BOJA could mean "Bring On Javascript in Actionscript"  or "Bend Over
>>> Javascript, it's ActionScript" (just kidding).  And if using an acronym
>>> for ActionScript it really should be AS, so BOJAS instead of BOJA.
>>> 
>>> AIMA is Apps In Mxml and Actionscript.  AIMA has 713 hits on GitHub for
>>> Artificial Intelligence, a Modern Approach.
>>> AIMAS has 313 hits and none in JavaScript.
>>> AMAS has 466 hits.  68 in JavaScript.  One is an "Application Server".
>>> AMAS has been used by a few companies.
>>> 
>>> Other ideas?  But again, we are running out of time...
>>> -Alex
>>> 
>>> On 9/16/17, 10:54 PM, "Alex Harui" <aharui@adobe.com.INVALID> wrote:
>>> 
>>>> To be clear, none of my findings are deal killers for the proposed name.
>>>> 
>>>> BOJA is the stock symbol for Bojangles Inc.  A chain of fried chicken
>>>> restaurants.
>>>> Wiktionary defined variants of boja [1].  What did you say you thought it
>>>> meant?
>>>> Boja has 163 matches on Github, but I didn't see an exact match but
>>> didn't
>>>> check all.
>>>> 
>>> https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fgithub.co
>>> 
>>>> m%2Fmudroljub%2Fbojanka&data=02%7C01%7C%7C474ae1cddaf34f798d2408d4fd90895d
>>> 
>>>> %7Cfa7b1b5a7b34438794aed2c178decee1%7C0%7C0%7C636412244619792854&sdata=JXw
>>>> %2BN2o57mQyhCtuQy2NXKnzRLkZSK6nLzp62OU6FG8%3D&reserved=0 is "Simple
>>>> JavaScript application for
>>>> drawing in HTML5 canvas"
>>>> 
>>>> -Alex
>>>> 
>>>> [1]
>>>> 
>>> https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fen.wiktio
>>>> nary.org
>>> %2Fwiki%2Fboja&data=02%7C01%7C%7C474ae1cddaf34f798d2408d4fd90895d%
>>> 
>>>> 7Cfa7b1b5a7b34438794aed2c178decee1%7C0%7C0%7C636412244619792854&sdata=cr6x
>>>> p272SB%2FCmqxvbx%2FXEHnVx03AlQpIzlAA4tUQAaw%3D&reserved=0
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> On 9/16/17, 10:38 PM, "Harbs" <harbs.lists@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>>> On Sep 17, 2017, at 8:29 AM, Alex Harui <aharui@adobe.com.INVALID>
>>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> A quick "suitable name search" on some other candidates:
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> Braid:  260 repos match with Braid on Github.  There is a project
call
>>>>>> BraidApps.  Could pose some confusion since we produce apps.
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> Strand:  697 repos match Strand on Github.  First match was
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> 
>>> https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fgithub.
>>>>>> c
>>> 
>>>>>> om%2FMediaMath%2Fstrand&data=02%7C01%7C%7C1dc156ada9f442f4ee0a08d4fd8e51
>>>>>> 9
>>> 
>>>>>> b%7Cfa7b1b5a7b34438794aed2c178decee1%7C0%7C0%7C636412235077272615&sdata=
>>>>>> Y
>>>>>> k5oLCpwtkSlGYJSqsfSd1dyRNl3rOx9LiNQh4IHLQU%3D&reserved=0.  It
is a
>>>>>> "collection of modular,
>>>>>> reusable Web Components built upon Polymer"
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> Beads:  971 repos match Bead on Github.  One,
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> 
>>> https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fgithub.
>>>>>> c
>>> 
>>>>>> om%2Forsjb%2Fbeads&data=02%7C01%7C%7C1dc156ada9f442f4ee0a08d4fd8e519b%7C
>>>>>> f
>>> 
>>>>>> a7b1b5a7b34438794aed2c178decee1%7C0%7C0%7C636412235077272615&sdata=OQuLf
>>>>>> 5
>>>>>> ueW9aEbEV2rKSndy%2FbCHgWU33N0FgXG%2B%2BHmKc%3D&reserved=0 claims
to be
>>>>>> "The Beads Project".
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> Bend:  1676 repos match Bend on Github.  One,
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> 
>>> https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fgithub.
>>>>>> c
>>> 
>>>>>> om%2Fevanw%2Fbend&data=02%7C01%7C%7C1dc156ada9f442f4ee0a08d4fd8e519b%7Cf
>>>>>> a
>>> 
>>>>>> 7b1b5a7b34438794aed2c178decee1%7C0%7C0%7C636412235077272615&sdata=dpS%2F
>>>>>> g
>>>>>> FLFnwl0X2lgFfRpmHE1hrNeS7A2XnZ5ofFWqD4%3D&reserved=0 is a
>>>>>> "statically-typed programming language
>>>>>> for the web"
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> Limber: 70 repos match Limber on Github.  One,
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> 
>>> https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fgithub.
>>>>>> c
>>> 
>>>>>> om%2Fggoodman%2Flimber&data=02%7C01%7C%7C1dc156ada9f442f4ee0a08d4fd8e519
>>>>>> b
>>> 
>>>>>> %7Cfa7b1b5a7b34438794aed2c178decee1%7C0%7C0%7C636412235077272615&sdata=Y
>>>>>> h
>>>>>> ZN5g76iGW8AtsBkb8zRu0bw%2Fo6spbqJU7SlYe%2BYpU%3D&reserved=0 is
a
>>>>>> "Javascript graphics engine
>>>>>> written in coffee-script"
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> Boinga: 3 matches.  The exact math is an empty repo.  Boinga has
>>>>>> interesting definitions in the urban dictionaries:
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> 
>>> https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.urba
>>>>>> n
>>>>>> dictionary.com
>>> %2Fdefine.php%3Fterm%3DBoinga&data=02%7C01%7C%7C1dc156ada9
>>>>>> f
>>> 
>>>>>> 442f4ee0a08d4fd8e519b%7Cfa7b1b5a7b34438794aed2c178decee1%7C0%7C0%7C63641
>>>>>> 2
>>> 
>>>>>> 235077272615&sdata=l1VYfLrPS5RL7cyzmzm6u7p1ujQSPQdrLUXL69HzXfk%3D&reserv
>>>>>> e
>>>>>> d=0
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> 
>>> https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fdefinit
>>>>>> h
>>>>>> ing.com
>>> %2Fboinga%2F&data=02%7C01%7C%7C1dc156ada9f442f4ee0a08d4fd8e519b%7
>>>>>> C
>>> 
>>>>>> fa7b1b5a7b34438794aed2c178decee1%7C0%7C0%7C636412235077272615&sdata=1mc5
>>>>>> O
>>>>>> j7MYL%2FqLZVjeo0fT1FupVfb0yumUQLMm07Fb9g%3D&reserved=0
>>>>>> And used in a song in a popular children's animation sung by Alicia
>>>>>> Keys.
>>>>>> 
>>>>> Ouch… :-(
>>>>> 
>>>>>> Names like Böja are interesting, but for me, typing letters with
>>>>>> accents/umlauts/grave is hard for me.
>>>>> 
>>>>> What about dropping the accents: Boja?
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>>> HTH,
>>>>>> -Alex
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> On 9/16/17, 3:33 PM, "Harbs" <harbs.lists@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> I like this one.
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> Harbs
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>> On Sep 16, 2017, at 11:31 PM, Andrew Wetmore <cottage14@gmail.com>
>>>>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>> Braid (bunch of strands, right?)
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>> 
>>> 
>>> 


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