[openbeos] Re: OBOS new name

  • From: "Adam Baratz" <Adam_Baratz@xxxxxxx>
  • To: <openbeos@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 24 Oct 2002 22:06:52 -0400

> Begin - verb - to start.

I like the way this one works with Be.  *Be*gin.  Too bad gin doesn't have
too much to do with this project or something.

> Firefly - a winged insect, native to North America (other places?) that
emits light

I don't know if this is still an issue, but there was an agent program for
doing Internet searching (eventually bought by someone) called Firefly.

> Nova - an exploded star

Nova means new.  A supernova is an exploded star. (e.g., Nova Scotia = New


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