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Re: SEUL: Party in a Box

Micah Yoder wrote:
> Hi again,
> I have a few thoughts on the naming of this thing.  I hope we were going
> to choose another, more "user friendly" name before releasing it.  SEUL
> is fine for us to use as a project description, but it's not going to
> fly in the market.  For one, it has a slightly evil sounding overtone to
> it (though maybe that's just me!), and at best it would be another
> techno-acronym that no one wants to remember.

Not to mention that the French would assume it was intended for
single-user operation. Either that, or they'd think it meant "buy this
and you'll be all alone."

> Someone (sarcastically?) mentioned that we should call the kernel
> compiling procedure Party in a Box.

I don't remember who, but they are a genius.

> Perhaps that would make a good name for the *entire distribution*???
> What do you think???  Stupid maybe, but it would grab attention!

It's got my vote.

Michael J. Peck
Hewlett-Packard, Convex Division
Opinions expressed above are not necessarily those of my employer.
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