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From Tobias Bocanegra <tri...@day.com>
Subject Re: Naming Chemistry
Date Wed, 22 Apr 2009 08:30:35 GMT
On Tue, Apr 21, 2009 at 7:00 PM, Florent Guillaume <fg@nuxeo.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I'm hope you'll forgive me, but I won't contribute to this discussion beyond
> this email as I'm quite tired of playing naming games.
> We've already been through 3 names, so I'll concentrate on writing actual
> code until this is resolved.
>
> I'm ok with "Chemist" as well, although I expect it'll raise the same
> arguments as "Chemistry".
>
> The objections to "Chemistry" as potential confusing regarding the science
> of chemistry seem off-base to me. If there ever was a chemistry-based
> project in Apache, I expect they'd choose their own codename instead of the
> just all-encompassing chemistry moniker. Regarding the existing
> chemistry-named java project, it's called CDK or Chemistry Development Kit,
> never just chemistry. Finally I gather that nobody complained that Lucene
> had nothing to do with the city,
which city do you mean ?

> that Shale had nothing to do with the
> rocks, or that Jackrabbit had nothing to do with the furry animal. So why
> complain about chemistry...
>
> Regarding other suggestions: we've also been through the grep
> /usr/share/dict/words here at Nuxeo, and considered and rejected many names.
> The problem is not finding potential ones, the problem is at some point
> saying "ok this one is good enough".
>
> I contend that Chemistry is good enough.

+1 me, too

regards, toby

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