[Pharo-dev] Any idea for a cool name for the remote tool suite?

Denis Kudriashov dionisiydk at gmail.com
Thu Feb 23 04:35:45 EST 2017


Philippe invented new word Pharocket :). Maybe it is the best for this
project?


2017-01-30 17:09 GMT+01:00 Dimitris Chloupis <kilon.alios at gmail.com>:

> Also I think its fair that the guy that wrote the code to pick the name,
> its his baby afterall, whether he is paid for it or not. He earned that
> right.
>
> On Mon, Jan 30, 2017 at 6:06 PM Dimitris Chloupis <kilon.alios at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>> Just for the record, the name does not matter
>>
>> As a matter of fact if you want the name to really sell the library/
>> tools then the last thing you want is a name that makes any logical sense
>>
>> You have much better chance to catch attention with "Pink Elephant" than
>> "Pharo Remote tools" or whatever
>>
>> illogical names monopolise the software market
>>
>> Python
>> Ruby on Rails
>> Django
>> Blender
>> Unreal
>> Unity
>> Javascript
>> Java
>> C
>> C++
>> Windows
>> MacOS
>>
>> and so on
>>
>> Developers choose to name their projects the craziest names and wisely so
>>
>> the name is there to catch attention, not to make sense or come up top on
>> google search.
>>
>> In the end what it matters is the code itself.
>>
>> Ruby On Rails did not become populary because we love ruby stones or we
>> love go "too...tooooooo" on rails ... its popular because the library has
>> been very useful to many people.
>>
>> And the name itself guarantees that it wont come up top in google search
>> because it has nothing unique about it.
>>
>> The rest is just marketing ;)
>>
>
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