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From Antoine Toulme <anto...@toulme.name>
Subject Re: [Cava] Suitable name search
Date Sat, 16 Feb 2019 18:59:26 GMT
I explained it in the proposal and the original thread, Cava stands for “ConsenSys Java”,
after Guava.

It’s not a bad name per se, so let’s add it to the proposals.

> On Feb 16, 2019, at 9:58 AM, Henry Saputra <henry.saputra@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> From last thread, I was not sure why Cava was not a suitable name?
> 
> If there is a concern about trademarked name, the community can always go
> with Apache Cava name.
> 
> - Henry
> 
> On Fri, Feb 15, 2019, 5:21 PM Antoine Toulme <antoine@toulme.name wrote:
> 
>> Thank you Anu.
>> 
>> I’ll add your proposal to mine and start a vote Monday if that’s agreeable.
>> 
>> Cheers,
>> 
>> Antoine
>> 
>>> On Feb 13, 2019, at 12:03 PM, Anu Engineer <aengineer@hortonworks.com>
>> wrote:
>>> 
>>> I would like to suggest “Jal”, in reference to Indra’s net (or Indra
>> jal) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indra%27s_net
>>> 
>>> From the link:
>>> "Imagine a multidimensional spider's web in the early morning covered
>> with dew drops. And every dew drop contains the reflection of all the other
>> dew drops.
>>> And, in each reflected dew drop, the reflections of all the other dew
>> drops in that reflection. And so ad infinitum. That is the Buddhist
>> conception of the universe in an image." –Alan Watts[1]
>>> 
>>> And for what it is worth, it is the ultimate connected chain or graph (
>>> 
>>> --Anu
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> On 2/13/19, 10:58 AM, "Antoine Toulme" <antoine@toulme.name> wrote:
>>> 
>>>   Hello all,
>>> 
>>>   As discussed previously, Cava is not a proper name for the proposal
>> discussed last week on this list and published to the wiki [0].
>>> 
>>>   I humbly would like to ask the community for feedback and proposals
>> on a suitable name for this proposal, in line with the guidelines [1].
>>> 
>>>   In preparation for this search, I have put together a list of names:
>>> 
>>>   - Rainbow (after the name of my kid’s favorite toy, and in line with
>> the crypto community unicorn punk theme [2].
>>>   - Winch (a mechanical device used to wind up or wind out wires
>> (Wikipedia) , in the chain theme)
>>>   - Sprocket (a profiled wheel with teeth, or cogs, that mesh with a
>> chain, track or other perforated or indented material. (Wikipedia), in the
>> chain theme as well)
>>> 
>>>   I have researched those names lightly and I have not seen them used
>> heavily by an open source project in crypto. I followed the guidelines to
>> search across different open source communities.
>>> 
>>>   Please provide your own proposal and let’s work together towards a
>> rough consensus. If one of the proposals above registers, please let us
>> know as well.
>>> 
>>>   Cheers,
>>> 
>>>   Antoine
>>> 
>>>   [0]: https://wiki.apache.org/incubator/CavaProposal
>>>   [1]: https://incubator.apache.org/guides/names.html <
>> https://incubator.apache.org/guides/names.html>
>>>   [2]: https://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=unicorn%20punk
>>> 
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