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From Andrew Jaquith <andrew.r.jaqu...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Code-name for JSPWiki 3
Date Sat, 28 Feb 2009 15:24:49 GMT
Good points Terry! The sushi connection wasn't lost on me either.

Mostly,  I think this whole discussion is just plain fun. Who names  
software releases after fish??? Nobody. I like that.


On Feb 28, 2009, at 6:46, Terry Steichen <terry@net-frame.com> wrote:

> Sorry to be so slow on responding to this. I've been watching the  
> naming
> discussion and had some negative vibes that I couldn't put my finger  
> on
> - until just now.
> First, I am an Ubuntu user, and quite frankly, the names are  
> confusing.
> I can never keep track of a sequence made up of names (rather than
> versions).
> Second, the focus on fish names conjures up these thoughts: prey for
> others, followers not leaders, not terribly smart, short lived,
> perishable and - worst of all - smelly.  None of these are
> characteristics that I associate with JSPWiki (nor would want others
> to).
> Please understand that I myself am a fish lover (to eat, that is).   
> And
> I am not good at all the creative work needed to come up with names
> (and, as mentioned above, am not sure of their value).  And I'm very
> late in making this comment (but, maybe better late than never?)
> I don't feel strongly one way or the other, but thought I'd throw out
> these notions anyway.
> On Wed, 2009-02-25 at 16:59 -0500, Andrew Jaquith wrote:
>> I'm kind of envious at the fun the Ubuntu folks have naming their
>> verisons: Feisty Fawn, Breezy Badger. Now, we wouldn't need to
>> alliterate, but it seems to me that a code-name for JSPWiki version 3
>> would be good.
>> Any thoughts? I'd suggest "Priha" if it weren't already taken.:)
>> As an alternative, I might suggest "Wolverine" -- because we're
>> slashing up the code-base, and in heroic fashion.
>> Granted, this isn't really a high priority, but I thought it might be
>> a fun exercise to brainstorm some ideas.
>> Andrew

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