[openbeos] Re: OBOS new name

  • From: "Guy Haviv" <mul_m7m@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <openbeos@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 25 Oct 2002 20:02:59 +0200

Jaffa is an israely brand name for oranges..
(all oranges that ship inside and outside from israel are marked with little
yellow-on-green sticker saying Jaffa)


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Behalf Of Michael Phipps
Sent: Friday, October 25, 2002 03:49
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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
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 OBOS
>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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