[JSR-354] Re: Name for the RI
- From: Jeff Prestes <jeffprestes@...>
- To: jcurrency_mail@...
- Subject: [JSR-354] Re: Name for the RI
- Date: Tue, 3 Sep 2013 13:29:09 -0300
I like Moneta. It makes sense to the project.
2013/9/3 Victor Grazi <vgrazi@...>
> Other name choices: Moneta, the Greek goddess and protectress of funds.
> (Money in Ancient Rome was minted in her temple) root of the word money
> Also Plutus, god of wealth.
> On Friday, August 30, 2013, Werner Keil wrote:
>> Tyrus, the RI for JSR 356 https://github.com/tyrus-project/tyrus sounds
>> like a good equivalent, or Nobis, the RI for JSR 351.
>> On Fri, Aug 30, 2013 at 11:48 PM, Werner Keil <werner.keil@...>wrote:
>> 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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