[JSR-354] Re: Name for the RI
- From: Victor Grazi <vgrazi@...>
- To: "jcurrency_mail@..." <jcurrency_mail@...>
- Subject: [JSR-354] Re: Name for the RI
- Date: Tue, 3 Sep 2013 11:23:39 -0400
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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