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From eduardo pelegri-llopart <pele...@calterra.com>
Subject Re: finding a new name that isn't PhoneGap
Date Wed, 02 Nov 2011 21:28:01 GMT
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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