[JSR-354] Re: Name for the RI
- From: Werner Keil <werner.keil@...>
- To: "jcurrency_mail@..." <jcurrency_mail@...>
- Subject: [JSR-354] Re: Name for the RI
- Date: Fri, 30 Aug 2013 23:48:03 +0200
A minor caveat at java.net would be a Meruvian (by the Java JUG around
Frans Thamura AFAIK) sub-project named Midas
Thus the java.net project seems taken. If we stick to GitHub only (and
while the Spec/API could be good to have in both places, sub-projects may
be fine just on GitHub) it would nevertheless work.
Another suggestion in Ancient languages would be "pecunia", the latin word
for money or wealth.
On Fri, Aug 30, 2013 at 11:31 PM, Victor Grazi <vgrazi@...> wrote:
> When I just saw your headline I was thinking "Salt" (Salt in ancient times
> was used as a currency)
> But actually Midas is quite good.
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> On Fri, Aug 30, 2013 at 5:27 PM, Anatole Tresch <atsticks@...>wrote:
>> Dear All
>> several people already have been asling why our RI has not a name. So I
>> would forweard the question to all of you.
>> One proposal of my colleagues would be to call it "Midas", like the King
>> from Greek Mythology that was given the gift from Dionysos that everything
>> he touches would turn into Gold...
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