[openbeos] Re: OBOS new name

  • From: "Michael Phipps" <mphipps1@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: openbeos@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 24 Oct 2002 21:49:17 -0400

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 
Forge - a furnace/area used for shaping metal
Haiku - Japanese - a poem with a particular form - Net+'s error messages are 
Indigo - a deep purple
Infinity - never ending, the mathematical representation of the highest number 
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 OBOS if 
>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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