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

phil at highoctane.be phil at highoctane.be
Thu Feb 23 14:17:45 EST 2017


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Phil

On Thu, Feb 23, 2017 at 10:35 AM, Denis Kudriashov <dionisiydk at gmail.com>
wrote:

> 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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