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From Chris Olivier <cjolivie...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: MXNet Name Change?
Date Wed, 11 Apr 2018 20:33:54 GMT
Just curious why you think it’s a bad idea — you didn’t say?

On Wed, Apr 11, 2018 at 12:49 PM Chen HY <chenhy12345@gmail.com> wrote:

> At least people needs a way to speak it.
> Just define its pronunciation as "mix-net" or "m-x-net" and use the agreed
> one everywhere helps a lot.
> Changing name is a bad idea.
>
> 2018-04-11 20:29 GMT+01:00 Mu Li <muli.cmu@gmail.com>:
>
> > Agree that MXNet, the combination of Minerva and CXXNet, which can be
> > interpreted as mixed-net, is hard to be pronounced. But rebranding a name
> > is a very big decision. We need a very carefully designed marketing plan
> > for it.
> >
> > A choice is that we can gradually refer MXNet as a backend, and talk more
> > about the frontend Gluon.
> >
> > On Wed, Apr 11, 2018 at 12:16 PM, Thomas DELTEIL <
> > thomas.delteil1@gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> >
> > > FWIW Brainscript is actually a network definition language:
> > > https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/cognitive-toolkit/
> > > BrainScript-Network-Builder
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > Thomas
> > >
> > >
> > > 2018-04-11 12:13 GMT-07:00 Chiyuan Zhang <pluskid@gmail.com>:
> > >
> > > > IIRC CNTK renamed to something like brainscript which does not seem
> to
> > be
> > > > very successful publicity campaign?
> > > >
> > > > Chiyuan
> > > >
> > > > On Wed, Apr 11, 2018 at 10:18 AM Chris Olivier <
> cjolivier01@gmail.com>
> > > > wrote:
> > > >
> > > > > Should we consider renaming MXNet to something more "friendly"?
> > > > >
> > > > > IMHO, I think this may be related to adoption problems.
> > > > >
> > > > > MXNet, CMTK -- both seem sort of sterile and hard to use, don't
> they?
> > > > >
> > > > > Tensorflow, PyTorch, Caffe -- sound cool.
> > > > >
> > > > --
> > > > Semt ftom m ipohne
> > > >
> > >
> >
>
>
>
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> Chen Hanyang 陈涵洋
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