A load of Moose shit!
Johan Van Schalkwyk
Wed, 30 Nov 1994 20:27:37 +1300 (NZDT)
On Tue, 29 Nov 1994, Mike Prince wrote:
> On Tue, 29 Nov 1994, Johan Van Schalkwyk wrote:
> > > Nuclear, ** vaguely ok (unclear)?
> > > Q, ** perhaps
> > > Rogue, ** This one I like. Grr.
> > > RedHot, ** Yeah, man
> > > Apt, ** This one I also like.
> It's late but I'll keep em rolling;
> Spirit, ** As Elisa Doolittle said,"Garn"
> Endeavor, ** Nyet to this too
> Anvil, ** Too many clang associations
> Forte, ** Not well characterised
> Adept, ** Fair
> Spry, ** (Image of elderly but fit system)
> Nimble, ** Jack be nimble.. NO.
> LodeStar, ** Sounds like commercial crap
> Pilot, ** To where
> Duce, ** ?
> Minion, ** Minion's Quest yes. Minion OS. NO
> Leige, ** Perhaps in 1600.
> Caddie, ** Hopelessly lost in the rough
> Liberty, ** You must be American, what?
> Taboo, ** Strictly
> Yawn... I'll start again tomorrow...
I think that we should try and concentrate on names that are SHORT, (most
of the above), give good feelings to the first-time hearer (few of the
above), and SOUND GOOD on repeated use. If you call a system DR_NO or
FAIL, or something (Taboo?) it will fail.
How about simple words such as:
Or anything conveying the concepts of enjoyment, usefulness, function,
Any comments from the great big silent majority?