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From Marvin Humphrey <>
Subject Re: Hoya Proposal
Date Mon, 13 Jan 2014 17:02:40 GMT
On Mon, Jan 13, 2014 at 6:33 AM, Steve Loughran <> wrote:

> On that note, I know we've used the acronym "hoya", HBase on YARN, but it is
> already a bit out of date.
> What do people think about a project name "Hyena"? It's close enough, lives
> in the savannah...

Based on Google searches for `hoya software` and `hyena software`, it would
seem that Hoya is more distinctive.

I don't think either of them specifically conveys what the software
does.  Neither
is hard to spell or pronounce.  Both are nice and short.

Marvin Humphrey

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