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From Jason Dillon <ja...@coredevelopers.net>
Subject Re: Names & Projects
Date Wed, 06 Aug 2003 17:01:57 GMT
Um, if we have to pick another name please lets choose something 
shorter.

--jason


On Wednesday, August 6, 2003, at 10:31  PM, Michael Vasiliou wrote:

> What about something like: Gossamer
>
> It's fairly straight forward for those who know what it means. And 
> those who don't know what it means (mainly out of touch people higher 
> in management) will not want to admit their ignorance that they don't 
> know what it means and thus not snub the project on the basis of it's 
> name.
>
>
>
>>>> norm@coredevelopers.net 08/06/03 11:23AM >>>
> Geronimo was the nickname given to Goyathlay of the Bedonkohe Apache 
> by the
> Mexican government in the late 1800s.  It's spanish for "Jerome".  The 
> man
> was a celebrity in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, 
> even
> rode in Teddy Roosevelt's inaugural parade.  He's probably not the best
> representative of his time or his people (his charm is completely lost 
> on
> me--I grew up in Osceola, WI) and as far as names go, it could be a lot
> worse.  There's a company here in Minneapolis, for example, named
> "Infinetivity".
>
> I'd hate to have to design that logo : )
>
> I'm sure once upon a time people were wary of running their sites on 'a
> patchy server' as well.
>
> Cheers,
> --
> N. Alex Rupp (norm@coredevelopers.net)
>
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Aaron Mulder" <ammulder@alumni.princeton.edu>
> To: <general@incubator.apache.org>
> Sent: Wednesday, August 06, 2003 11:30 AM
> Subject: Re: Names & Projects
>
>
>> On Wed, 6 Aug 2003, Sean Hamblett wrote:
>>> Isn't Geronimo something you yell when you jump out of a
>>> plane?
>>
>> As I said,
>>
>>>> Geronimo isn't too bad, though it may be tricky to get the boss to 
>>>> bet
>>>> the farm on it.
>>
>> Though I've never jumped out of a plane before, so I really
>> wouldn't know.  :)
>>
>> Aaron
>>
>> P.S.: http://www.desertusa.com/ind1/geronimo.html
>>       http://www.desertusa.com/web_cart/db/pages/3005.html
>>
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