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From Christian Grobmeier <grobme...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: finding a new name that isn't PhoneGap
Date Thu, 03 Nov 2011 17:35:59 GMT
On Thu, Nov 3, 2011 at 6:29 PM, Viras <viras@users.sourceforge.net> wrote:
> If we go for mythology suggestions I would like to throw "Charon" into
> the hat. It was the ferrymen in greek mythology - (similar to the bridge).

But Charon brought dead people to the other side... in Phonegaps case
who are the dead people and what actually is the other side? ;-)
Cheers


>
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charon_%28mythology%29
>
> Best,
> Wolfgang
>
> Am 03.11.2011 17:46, schrieb Laurent Hasson:
>> Was looking at those too a few days ago... You need to consider ease of spelling
for people and easy searchability, so the umlat is cute, but hard to type for most people
I expect :)
>>
>> But otherwise, +1 on the idea. That's exactly the type of name we need.
>>
>>
>> Thank you
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>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Christian Grobmeier [mailto:grobmeier@gmail.com]
>> Sent: Thursday, November 03, 2011 12:27 PM
>> To: callback-dev@incubator.apache.org
>> Subject: Re: finding a new name that isn't PhoneGap
>>
>> On Thu, Nov 3, 2011 at 4:55 PM, Simon MacDonald
>> <simon.macdonald@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> However, I would be remiss not to push my own suggestion one more
>>> time. I'd go with Apache Bifröst (complete with umlat). The Bifröst is
>>> a bridge in Norse mythos that connects Midgard (Earth) with Asgard
>>> (realm of the gods). In our connotation it would connect the native
>>> layer (Earth) with the web layer (realm of the gods).
>>
>> I am a huge fan of norther mythology and therefore love this suggestion.
>>
>> But one needs to consider that a trojan horse has been called Bifröst too:
>> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bifrost_(trojan_horse)
>>
>> Other spellings are Bilröst, Beberast and Ásbrú.
>>
>> What comes to mind is the Ase Heimdall is protecting this bridge.
>> Probably Apache Heimdall would make another good one.
>>
>> Cheers
>> Christian
>>
>>>
>>> Simon Mac Donald
>>> http://hi.im/simonmacdonald
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> On Thu, Nov 3, 2011 at 5:29 AM, Viras <viras@users.sourceforge.net> wrote:
>>>> For all cordoba fans you maybe should google for cordoba 1978 ;).
>>>>
>>>> In general I would avoid a place name for use as a brand, since it is
>>>> already a "brand" by definition.
>>>> In addition taking a look at geonames and searching for cordoba reveals
>>>> many similar place names:
>>>> http://www.geonames.org/search.html?q=cordoba&country=
>>>>
>>>> Best,
>>>> Wolfgang
>>>>
>>>> Am 03.11.2011 09:45, schrieb Bertrand Delacretaz:
>>>>> On Thu, Nov 3, 2011 at 1:17 AM, Jesse MacFadyen <purplecabbage@gmail.com>
wrote:
>>>>>> +1 for Gastown. That's a great name.
>>>>>
>>>>> Except that many french-speaking people will inevitably think of
>>>>> http://www.gastonlagaffe.com/ - a comic about a stupid (and funny)
>>>>> office worker named Gaston Lagaffe, which means something like "Gaston
>>>>> Mishap".
>>>>>
>>>>> -Bertrand
>>>>>
>>>>
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>>>>
>>>
>>
>>
>>
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