[openbeos] Re: OBOS new name

  • From: "Sam Persson" <astromek@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <openbeos@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 25 Oct 2002 08:29:55 +0200

Didn't know about Jaffa being a Israeli region. :)
What I do know is that is is a (at least) swedish carbonated beverage. :)

Anyhow, Good choices there!

Sam Persson
NoseGrab Studios

----- Original Message -----
From: "Michael Phipps" <mphipps1@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <openbeos@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Friday, October 25, 2002 3:49 AM
Subject: [openbeos] Re: OBOS new name

> That probably isn't too bad of an idea...
> Auros - from the Greek - to hear/hearing/audible
> Begin - verb - to start.
> Dysis - Greek Goddess of Sunset
> Firebox - the part of a furnace where the burning is done
> Firefly - a winged insect, native to North America (other places?) that
emits light
> Forge - a furnace/area used for shaping metal
> Haiku - Japanese - a poem with a particular form - Net+'s error messages
are Haikus...
> Indigo - a deep purple
> Infinity - never ending, the mathematical representation of the highest
number possible
> Jaffa - a region of Israel and a type of orange
> Mantis - a Preying Mantis is a helpful insect that eats other insects
> Menlo - where Be was located, also where Edison did most of his inventing
> Nemo - fictional captain, creator of the Nautilus
> Nova - an exploded star
> Terra - latin root for Earth
> >I guess it would be much more helpful for us to choose a new name for
> >we know what those names in the vote actually mean...what do you think?
> >
> >Excuse me, but English isn't my native language, but some names aren't
> >english anyway!

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