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From Mohammad Nour El-Din <nour.moham...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Project Name Proposals
Date Sun, 04 Sep 2011 19:57:18 GMT
On Sun, Sep 4, 2011 at 9:56 PM, Mohammad Nour El-Din
<nour.mohammad@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi
>
> On Sun, Sep 4, 2011 at 9:46 PM, Johnathan Meehan
> <jmeehan@phasevariance.com> wrote:
>>
>> Shame about Flink, I quite liked it. I'm fine with Maher; it's also an
>> Irish surname, so "Apache Maher" sounds like an old John Wayne film to
>> me. That's not a bad thing. :)

I also like Irish names and culture :D

>>
>> Arabic has some interesting sounds; what about translations for the less
>> common synonyms like "adroit" and "bravura", Mohammad, for more ideas?
>
>  For Adroit: It can also be Maher of Hazek - *Note: For Hazek the H
> letter is not original cause its Arabic pronunciation letter does not
> have equivalent in English.*
>  For Bravura: It can be Shugaa Garea' :D which is much harder to
> pronounce for non-Arabic speaking people :D
>
> So I would prefer to use Maher cause it more close to the meaning and
> easy to pronounce :D.
>
>> The online dictionaries I found don't translate to the same alphabet.
>>
>>
>> On Sun, 2011-09-04 at 22:26 +0300, Mohammad Nour El-Din wrote:
>>> The Arabic name sounds easier to pronounce :P
>>>
>>> On Sun, Sep 4, 2011 at 9:22 PM, Julien Vermillard <jvermillard@gmail.com>
wrote:
>>> > flink sound nice but : http://sourceforge.net/projects/flink/
>>> >
>>> > maher is nice too
>>> >
>>> > in french it's habile
>>> > my 2 cents :)
>>> > Julien
>>> >
>>> >
>>> > On Sun, Sep 4, 2011 at 8:37 PM, Mohammad Nour El-Din
>>> > <nour.mohammad@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> >> What about
>>> >>
>>> >> Maher
>>> >>
>>> >> Which is skillfull in Arabic :D ?
>>> >>
>>> >> wdyt ?
>>> >>
>>> >> On Sun, Sep 4, 2011 at 7:50 PM, Roger Schildmeijer
>>> >> <schildmeijer@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> >>> 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
>>> >>>>>>>
>>> >>>>>>
>>> >>>>>>
>>> >>>>>
>>> >>>>>
>>> >>>>>
>>> >>>>
>>> >>>>
>>> >>>
>>> >>>
>>> >>
>>> >>
>>> >>
>>> >> --
>>> >> Thanks
>>> >> - Mohammad Nour
>>> >> ----
>>> >> "Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving"
>>> >> - Albert Einstein
>>> >>
>>> >
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>
>>
>>
>
>
>
> --
> Thanks
> - Mohammad Nour
> ----
> "Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving"
> - Albert Einstein
>



-- 
Thanks
- Mohammad Nour
----
"Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving"
- Albert Einstein

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