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Post Posted February 28th, 2003, 3:34 pm

<b>What??!</b> :?: The long and quite redundant name thread has been closed, locked and the key thrown away. So again I wonder...What has the browser been named? That thread was an "After Dark" kind of hangout for a great many of the faithful, often becoming it's own off-topic subject. I'm sure I'm not the only one missing it.
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Post Posted February 28th, 2003, 3:48 pm

The new browser is called Radiowriter*. Does that make you feel better?





*browser only named Radiowriter if you don't have the patience to wait and see :)

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Post Posted February 28th, 2003, 3:57 pm

fingerprint wrote:The new browser is called Radiowriter.

That wasn't exactly the point of the post, but I'm very honored to be considered! :oops: Actually, I don't care what you call it or when you name it (by the way, "fingerprint" has a much better ring to it.). I just wondered why the name thread was (again) locked. :?
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Post Posted February 28th, 2003, 4:15 pm

The name thread went way off-topic.

I finally saw a name suggested that I like:

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Post Posted February 28th, 2003, 5:27 pm

They locked it before. Then someone started a new name thread. Then they unlocked the name thread again. That thread has been off topic for more than a month.
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Post Posted February 28th, 2003, 5:37 pm

alanjstr wrote:That thread has been off topic for more than a month.
Is <i>that</i> all? It seemed like much longer! You'd really never expect a name change thread to grow to that size. But then, did anyone (anyone at all) think that they would take this much time to name it? Seems like a lot of unnecessary pressure has been put on, doesn't it? Since we've had so much time to think, pretty much any name is gonna suck! (Except <b>Equinox</b>, of course :wink: )
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Post Posted February 28th, 2003, 6:05 pm

Equinox is a crazy cool sounding name. That and Paradigm.


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Very fitting

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Post Posted February 28th, 2003, 7:14 pm

I'm pretty confident they won't choose an outrageously lame-ass name. Equinox, Paradigm, Sphinx, whatever. so long as they pick SOMETHING...

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Post Posted February 28th, 2003, 7:21 pm

fingerprint wrote:Paradigm.

Use that name and you could market it as a wireless, XML-enabled browser guaranteed to bring you mindshare in a hectic eBusiness environment, where initiatives that aren't seamless in a B2B-sense are frowned upon. Brilliant!
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Post Posted February 28th, 2003, 8:05 pm

wget wrote:
fingerprint wrote:Paradigm.

Use that name and you could market it as a wireless, XML-enabled browser guaranteed to bring you mindshare in a hectic eBusiness environment, where initiatives that aren't seamless in a B2B-sense are frowned upon. Brilliant!



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Post Posted March 1st, 2003, 1:41 am

For some reason, the name 'Apex' just sounds good to me. It fits. The Apex browser!

Or maybe that's just my sleep-addled, late night kernel-compilin', bleary eyed alter ego talking.


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Post Posted March 1st, 2003, 3:14 am

I thinks dev doesn't care about name, all they care is coding,and IMO it's great ^^ . Phoenix whatever its name is still a great browser. I choose broswer not because its name ^^
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Post Posted March 1st, 2003, 3:23 am

New name is SurfZilla, from what I heard.
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Post Posted March 1st, 2003, 3:47 am

RIV@NVX wrote:New name is SurfZilla, from what I heard.


That's great, so people can associate it with GoZilla and spyware :( I really hope that's not it.

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Post Posted March 1st, 2003, 4:22 am

fingerprint wrote:
RIV@NVX wrote:New name is SurfZilla, from what I heard.


That's great, so people can associate it with GoZilla and spyware :( I really hope that's not it.

Of course it's not it. No one in these forums knows the real name.

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