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From: E. Gladyshev (egladysh_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-08-06 23:32:50

--- Joel de Guzman <djowel_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> E. Gladyshev <egladysh_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> > Since GTL is already taken, how about GTF (GUI
> > Template Framework)?
> Can't we be more imaginative than that? Aren't we
> all
> already saturated with acronyms and acronyms and yet
> more
> acronyms? There is no policy anyway that forces us
> to use
> acronyms in boost.
> When Spirit was being reviewed, I was a bit afraid
> that someone
> would come out and suggest that it be named as BPL.
> Akkk!
> Fortunately, no one did. And after all, BPL already
> stands for
> boost python library.
> In the world of computers, it is already a sea of
> acronyms.
> IMO, acronyms are ugly! This is my opinion of
> course. I
> am entitled to my own opinion right? :-)

Of course you are. ;)
I'd like a normal name too. All these acronyms are
just very easy to come up with. I've been lazy. ;)

Don't know where to start...
Greek and Roman mythology?
'Aquilo' the north wind, the ruler of the winds.
'Notus' the south wind
'Flora' goddess of flowers and spring.
'Arcadia' a district of the Peloponnesus, the home of
pastoral simplicity.


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