[openbeos-cdt] Re: Names

  • From: "Boris Kuncer" <borisko@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <openbeos-cdt@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 3 Apr 2002 02:24:36 +0200

I think that OBOS can not have legal problems. It just have 'B' from
OBOS is already known to beos community and I think that new name will
just enter confusion in advertising this project.
btw.. what Be means in the name of BeOS?


>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Stuart McCoy" <stubear@xxxxxxxxx>
>To: <openbeos-cdt@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>Sent: Wednesday, April 03, 2002 1:26 AM
>Subject: [openbeos-cdt] Re: Names
>> This is supposed to be the name of the OS itself.  At a later date we
>> perhaps ruminate on the naming of the seperate elements of 
>the OS but 
>> much like the look of the OS being derived from the identity, the 
>> names of the core components should be derived from the name 
>of the OS 
>> itself.
>Do you really think of renaming the OS? I think we should 
>stick to "OpenBeOS" becouse people can re-recognize the good 
>old BeOS. I will still know that OpenBeOS has a new name. But 
>what about all the other BeOS user who even have not heared 
>about OBOS? How will they know that XY is the new BeOS?
>> By the way, what about "Elemental" as a name?
>Sounds good. I like it. But the user could think that it is 
>only an elemental OS and doesn't have many abilities... And 
>(already said) think about the worth of re-recognition.
>Greetings Eckard

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