[OT] "Pre-announcement" of Python-based "computing appliance" project.

Jack Diederich jack at performancedrivers.com
Fri Sep 24 06:02:18 CEST 2004


On Thu, Sep 23, 2004 at 05:53:16PM -0700, Richard Hanson wrote:
> Ksenia Marasanova wrote:
> 
> > > My project, "code-named" Pathfinder
> >
> > Just be aware, there is also a Mac program called Pathfinder, in case 
> > you wanted to keep the name...
> 
> As it happens, I had googled quite a while back and found more than
> several apps (and other things) named Pathfinder -- seems it's rather
> a popular name. So it remains merely a convenient "code-name." 
> 
> If the project gets off the ground, I *will* have to pick a name from
> my growing list of possible candidates, though.
> 
> (I've already thought of Doors... -- doors are more useful than
> windows, aren't they? ;-) )

Hmm, you could go with Daleth, the Hewbrew letter that means Door.
A glance at the first google page shows no software with that moniker.
As a logo it isn't terribly sexy, but you could work on it (the current
trend seems to be dropshadow, dropshadow, dropshadow).  It also sounds
vaugely "Dr Who."

-Jack

ps, to any whackadoodles: no neocon conspiracy here, it just happens that
when I was young my parents sent me to a place called "a school"



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