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From "Martin Cooper" <mart...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Name options (was Re: ARI, Atom Reference Implementation [Proposal])
Date Wed, 24 May 2006 23:52:42 GMT
On 5/24/06, James M Snell <jasnell@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Ok, so here are a few of the name options that seem to be the safest (in
> no particular order)
>
> Iaea          (adapted, of course, from the U.N. nuclear watchdog group)
> Anu           (Dims suggestion, sanskrit for "atom")
> Atomico       (Spanish/Italian for "atomic")
> Dalton        (Suggested by Robert B. Donkin)
> Abdera        (birthplace of the philosopher Demokritos)


Of these, I like the last one, Abdera.

(Anu is also a female first name, and - JAMES notwithstanding - I'm not that
fond of picking people's names for project names.)

--
Martin.


I think any of these would work.
>
> - James
>
> Yoav Shapira wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > On 5/24/06, James M Snell <jasnell@gmail.com> wrote:
> >> Ok, it was worth a shot.  I've been stewing over possible name
> >> selections for a couple days and can't seem to come up with any strong
> >> possibilities.
> >
> > Why not take the stuff that's been suggested so far (there have been
> > 10+ ideas, no?), put it to a vote here, and take the resulting name so
> > the project can move along?  If the committers on the project *really*
> > dislike it later, they may change it.
> >
> > Or do you mean that you want to pick something yourself and don't want
> > a community-chosen name?  (I don't really care, I'm just curious to
> > see if I misinterpreted your original call for names)
> >
> > Yoav
> >
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