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From "Yoav Shapira" <yo...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Name options (was Re: ARI, Atom Reference Implementation [Proposal])
Date Wed, 24 May 2006 23:56:29 GMT
+1 to Abdera.

Atomic is my second choice of this list.

Iaea is very hard to pronounce.

Yoav

On 5/24/06, Davanum Srinivas <davanum@gmail.com> wrote:
> +1 to abdera.
>
> On 5/24/06, Martin Cooper <martinc@apache.org> wrote:
> > 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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> Davanum Srinivas : http://wso2.com/blogs/
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