>> >>> Hopefully this will wake up those dreamers who keep >>> hoping that somehow, miraculously, we will keep the >>> "Be" thing alive. We will keep the OS alive, but you >>> can forget about the name. Please move on. It's >>> why we're changing the name. >> >> I don't understand what the big deal about the Be name >> is... > >I don't think Daniel could've made it any more clear. :) >Really, it's already been laid to rest -- the voting for >the new name will begin soon enough. I think that the question was "What is the value of the Be name?". To (briefly) answer that, I think that it was/is a mixed bag. Much like the Amiga name. Fondly remembered by some, not so fondly by others. In any case, it isn't (reasonably) available to us, so we are moving on.