Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Re: Project name
Re: Project name
From: Andrew Jamieson <ajamiesn_at_mira.net>
Date: Wed, 9 Jan 2002 19:56:41 +1100
What about "PSIREN" (with a soft 'P'). Based obviously on the creatures in
The Odyssey whose song no-one can resist, it is also a (fairly contrived)
acronym for what we do:
_P_ortable _S_ound: _I_nvestigation, _R_esearch, and _EN_gineering
If you're interested in logos, you could even make the 'I' into a stylised
colon, and then drop the 'Investigation' from the acronym to make 'PS:REN'.
But Roxter would be cool too .....
----- Original Message -----
From: "Björn Stenberg" <bjorn_at_haxx.se>
To: "Jukebox development" <jukebox_at_cool.haxx.se>
Sent: Tuesday, January 08, 2002 10:49 PM
Subject: Project name
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
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:
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
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?
Received on 2002-01-09
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