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From Thorsten Scherler <>
Subject Re: Name search
Date Mon, 25 Aug 2014 09:01:52 GMT
On 08/18/2014 09:45 PM, Richard Frovarp wrote:
> On 08/07/2014 07:46 AM, Tim Williams wrote:
>> On Thu, Aug 7, 2014 at 8:11 AM, John D. Ament
>> <> wrote:
>>> So, the first step is for you guys to tell me how you got to the name
>>> "Droids."  I'm assuming it was established before the podling name
>>> search
>>> came into existence.
>> It started as a Labs project[1] and predates the name search.  It's
>> hard to recall exactly but it feels like it also predates the
>> popularization of "Android" as well.  I gather most folks think more
>> of the Star Wars sense.
>> Thanks,
>> --tim
>> [1] -
> Thorsten named it, but I'm guessing you're right.
> Since Android and the Droid line (mostly from Verizon and Motorola)
> came out, more people are going to think it is Android related than
> not. What do we need to do for the name search? Do we just abort and
> develop a new name? Would that make life easier when it comes to this
> process?

Yeah, it was because of the droids of star war as in robots.

I think we do not need to observe the old name and can choose anything
that pleases us.


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