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From Roger Schildmeijer <schildmei...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Project Name Proposals
Date Sun, 04 Sep 2011 17:50:35 GMT
I first considered "Flink", the Swedish translation of Deft. Could be a candidate :)

// Roger


On Sep 4, 2011, at 6:36 PM, Johnathan Meehan wrote:

> 
> The only problem I see with deriving a name from Deft is finding
> ourselves in the same position, as we realise that most of the usable
> synonyms (or even broadly related words) already have some commercial
> connotation. This[1] was useful, btw (but not helpful :)).
> 
> Perhaps the quickest and easiest would be a simple acronym, or to follow
> the lead of others and pick something cute and furry (as per Tomcat or
> Jackrabbit). I don't think we need a relationship to the "product", just
> something easy and memorable.
> 
> Did you ever have any other names in mind, Roger? Perhaps we could
> revisit them.
> 
> [1] http://www.visuwords.com/
> 
> On Sun, 2011-09-04 at 17:51 +0300, Mohammad Nour El-Din wrote:
>> What about [1] as startup source of names related to Deft.
>> 
>> [1]- http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/deft
>> 
>> On Sun, Sep 4, 2011 at 3:29 PM, Roger Schildmeijer
>> <schildmeijer@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Nice initiative Johnathan.
>>> 
>>> Somehow I think/sugggest that the new name should somewhat be derived from Deft.
(at least thats my humble opinion).
>>> 
>>> // Roger
>>> 
>>> 
>>> On Sep 4, 2011, at 2:39 PM, Johnathan Meehan wrote:
>>> 
>>>> Hi,
>>>> 
>>>> Things seem a little quiet now, so perhaps we can take the time to
>>>> answer the project name question as it's been sitting around for a
>>>> while.
>>>> 
>>>> In the related thread "Project name collision", it was accepted that we
>>>> should [VOTE] but first collect the candidate suggestions. So, what do
>>>> we have right now from that thread and in general?
>>>> 
>>>> - Apache Asynchronous Web Framework
>>>> - Gruntmaster 6000 (okay, maybe not)
>>>> 
>>>> Who has imagination enough to suggest something reasonable? :)
>>>> 
>>>> Johnathan
>>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 
> 
> 


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