Probably I'm paranoid, but be careful here: Aren't that vegetables the one
which make you weep the deeper you go - layer for layer?
Sorry, couldn't resist ;-)
> -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
> Von: webware-discuss-admin@...
> [mailto:webware-discuss-admin@... Auftrag von Tavis
> Gesendet: Donnerstag, 03. Mai 2001 19:50
> An: Webware-discuss@...
> Betreff: [Webware-discuss] branding of webware
> While we're on the topic of branding ...
> Here's a proposal that I don't really expect you guys to
> accept. This is a big ask, but seeing as Webware is still
> reasonably young and flexible I thought what the hell...
> Onions are ubiquitous. They grow almost anywhere and can
> be used in almost any dish. You'll find them
> from the bachelor pad to the haut cuisine restaurant,
> because they work well with others and are hard to botch,
> yet offer a surprising array of tastes when handled with
> Onions are layered. You can cook with an entire onion, or
> even several, but you can also slice off a just a few
> rings. Because of the layers, onions can be
> sliced into multitude of shapes.
> Onions are easy to understand. There's not much to them,
> but you can certainly do a lot with them.
> And of course, red onions offer the most refined taste and
> are accompanied by less tears when being prepared.
> So it should be with web development platforms. They
> should hardy and work well with others; be easy to use for
> simple and complex tasks alike; offer enough flavour that
> you can create exquisite sites/programs with them;
> shouldn't be too prescriptive or demanding; and should
> allow you to use a little or alot, depending on your
> tastes. Nor should they make you cry.
> So what does this have to do with Webware?
> - First, webware.com, .org, and .net are all taken while
> redonions.org and .net are available.
> - Second, although it is descriptive 'webware' doesn't
> conjure up an strong images or associations - great for
> branding. Think about the image and taste of a good red
> onion ;-)
> - Third, 'redonions' as a search term offers very little
> competition and 'redonions python' offers none. I suppose
> the same is true for 'webware'.
> - Fourth, 'red'onions looks great in logo form.
> Have a look at
> http://calrudd.com/TemplateServer/redonions.html for a taste
> - Fifth, the plural of redonion, aside from being available
> as a domain, implies that the product is a collection of
> individual onions that you can choose from. So it is with
> Webware: 'A suite of...'
> - Sixth, the name is silly enough to fit in with the
> 'Pythonic' tradition of silly names.
> Tavis ;-)
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