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From Jesse MacFadyen <purplecabb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: finding a new name that isn't PhoneGap
Date Thu, 03 Nov 2011 00:17:47 GMT
+1 for Gastown. That's a great name.

Cheers,
  Jesse

Sent from my iPhone5

On 2011-11-02, at 5:07 PM, Brian LeRoux <b@brian.io> wrote:

> That is pretty cool. Gotta visit it. Also related:
> http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gastown
>
> :)
> On Nov 2, 2011 4:36 PM, "eduardo pelegri-llopart" <pelegri@calterra.com>
> wrote:
>
>> With a very interesting history
>> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/C%C3%B3rdoba,_Spain
>>
>> On Wed, Nov 2, 2011 at 2:22 PM, Abu Obeida Bakhach <
>> Abu.Obeida@microsoft.com
>>> wrote:
>>
>>> +1 same here, love the reason and name. Cordoba would be a more accurate
>>> spelling :)
>>>
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: mikeywbrooks@gmail.com [mailto:mikeywbrooks@gmail.com] On Behalf
>> Of
>>> Michael Brooks
>>> Sent: Wednesday, November 02, 2011 1:21 PM
>>> To: callback-dev@incubator.apache.org
>>> Subject: Re: finding a new name that isn't PhoneGap
>>>
>>> +1 to Laurent's view. Dissociate the name from technology and design
>>> patterns.
>>>
>>> On Wed, Nov 2, 2011 at 1:19 PM, Laurent Hasson <lhasson@rim.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>> +1 on Cordova/Cordoba. I do like the name, and Ricardo Montalban is
>>>> +hard
>>>> to beat as an endorsement. WebKeg is nice too, but may be considered
>>>> "less serious" by some players. Although Keg is technically a general
>>>> barrel/container :) No beer implied.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Thank you
>>>> ------------------------------------------------
>>>> - LDH (Laurent Hasson)                         -
>>>> - Technical Director, BlackBerry Web Platform  -
>>>> - Research In Motion                           -
>>>> - Email: lhasson@rim.com                       -
>>>> - Mobile: 646-460-7066                         -
>>>> ------------------------------------------------
>>>> "Ha ha ha... He doesn't know how to use the three seashells!" - Erwin
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> -----Original Message-----
>>>> From: Patrick Mueller [mailto:pmuellr@gmail.com]
>>>> Sent: Wednesday, November 02, 2011 3:56 PM
>>>> To: callback-dev@incubator.apache.org
>>>> Subject: Re: finding a new name that isn't PhoneGap
>>>>
>>>> On Wed, Nov 2, 2011 at 14:52, Laurent Hasson <lhasson@rim.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> I personally like more generic and unique names that aren't tied to
>>>>> a particular technology at all (i.e., Tomcat). Not only does
>>>>> technology
>>>> move
>>>>> fast, but it's also better from a Web search point of view. The
>>>>> brand
>>>> will
>>>>> build on it by itself as we deliver a great solution (look at
>> "Amazon"
>>>>> starting as a book store and evolving to what it is now).
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>> +1
>>>>
>>>> In that light, cordova seems like the best name to me.  Googling it, I
>>>> saw the github repo of Brian's as the first hit on the second page of
>>>> hits; but that's just me and my browser.  Also, there's this (luckily,
>>>> different
>>>> spelling): http://youtu.be/vIL3fbGbU2o .  You can just smell that
>>>> Corinthian Leather.
>>>>
>>>> I know the name "WebKeg" was tossed around, but was that a joke?  On
>>>> one hand, it implies "lots of beer" to me, which is perhaps not a
>>>> great association.  On the other hand, I'm reminded of the Big Keg o'
>>>> Health from Unreal Tournament (some version before most of you were
>>>> born, prolly).  I could see a barrel busting out with awesome as a
>>>> neat "logo" image.  I like "web" in the name, compared to "device",
>>>> since this project is more about exploiting web technologies rather
>>>> than just devices - there are the "desktop" versions of the runtime to
>>> consider as well.
>>>>
>>>> --
>>>> Patrick Mueller
>>>> http://muellerware.org
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