A name for this OS

Vassili Bykov vbykov@cam.org
Mon, 12 May 1997 13:28:14 -0400

> From: Kelly Murray <kem@Franz.COM>
> Subject: Re: A name for this OS 
> Date: Sunday, May 11, 1997 3:23 AM
> I believe names ARE important in the marketplace.
> They're just not the most important thing.
> Just changing the name doesn't change the product
> or how it works or who will use it,
> as some marketing types might want to believe.

Still it is hard to believe a product called Oak could generate as much
hype as the same product called Java did. (And how many all-so-cutie
oak-related names could one come up with for other products? :-)