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Subject: Re: Lyre DAP -- Rockbox Player new name

Re: Lyre DAP -- Rockbox Player new name

From: Brandon Low <lostlogic_at_lostlogicx.com>
Date: Fri, 13 Mar 2009 08:32:01 -0700

Awesome naming choice!

On 2009-03-13 (Fri) at 15:20:31 +0000, Casainho wrote:
> Hello :-)
>
> Because of this reason:
> http://forums.rockbox.org/index.php?topic=6751.msg146274#msg146274 ,
>
> we had change the name from "Rockbox Player" to "Lyre".
>
> We wanted a name from an animal (nature connection) and we think of a
> hardware running Rockbox as colorful (Rockbox themes are great!) and
> with great sound. We had a few names but we ended up with "Lyre":
>
> "A Lyrebird is either of two species of ground-dwelling Australian
> birds, most notable for their superb ability to mimic natural and
> artificial sounds from their environment."
>
> Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lyrebird ; Youtube:
> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VjE0Kdfos4Y
>
> But wait, Lyre is also the name of an instrument:
>
> "The lyre (from Greek ???? - lyra) is a stringed musical instrument
> well known for its use in classical antiquity and later. The
> recitations of the Ancient Greeks were accompanied by lyre playing."
>
> Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lyre ; Youtube:
> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qN8LcLIgH3Q
>
> So we have both, the name of a bird and of an instrument.
>
> I want to ask to some admin of Rockbox wiki, to please change the name
> of wiki pages for this new name.
>
> http://www.rockbox.org/twiki/bin/view/Main/RockboxPlayer
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