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Subject: AW: Project name
From: edx (
Date: 2002-01-08

> it also sounds like port mapping :)

Yeah why not? GNOME also sound like Gnome ;)

/edx (Felix Arends)

----- Original Message -----
> What do you think of Portmap (or Portmapp to modify a little bit)
> standing for "PORTable Mp3-Player APPlication".

it also sounds like port mapping :)


> ----- Original Message -----
> This isn't really the most important of issues, but...
> I don't really like the name "Open Source Jukebox". It's more a
> description than a project name, and a bit too general to uniquely
> identify this specific project. It's not unthinkable that someone
> creates
> another mp3 player application that is also called (or described as)
> "Open
> Source Jukebox".
> I was bouncing a few name ideas with Linus (whom I work with) during
> lunch
> today, and after much frowning he came up with a suggestion:
> Rocky
> It's got a musical reference (rock) and, for the imaginative, I'm sure
> there's a couple of fun allegories to be drawn from the movie
> if we want
> to. :-)
> A quick net search reveals no rocky projects on freshmeat or
> sourceforge,
> and google only returns a bunch of references to the Rocky
> Mountains and
> Rocky Horror Picture Show. So it doesn't appear occupied.
> What do you guys think? Any other suggestions?
> /Björn

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