[Mono-list] Name of the CSharp Shell
Juan C. Olivares
juancri at juancri.com
Mon Sep 22 15:49:23 EDT 2008
I think we try to find a googlable name because it means it has an unique
name... whichever the search engine or the repository of data... we just try
to look for a distinctive name.
Anyway, people will find it as "c# shell" or "mono shell", I hope :)
On Mon, Sep 22, 2008 at 2:42 PM, Abe Gillespie <abe.gillespie at gmail.com>wrote:
> Just for the record, we shouldn't be deciding the name of a product
> based on its Googlability. I'll leave it as an exercise for the
> reader as to why that's a ridiculous metric.
> On Mon, Sep 22, 2008 at 2:16 AM, Enver ALTIN <ealtin at gmail.com> wrote:
> > imcs reminds me of some instant messaging blah, and I don't like the csi
> > either for obvious reasons.
> > I think following the tradition and adding the `sh` suffix is a really
> > good idea because the thing by its nature targets unix-savvy people and
> > not the Visual Studio community. And unix-savvy people know very well
> > what a shell is good for.
> > So yeah, I vote for Juan's second idea: csish. It has 701 hits on
> > Google, I'm pretty sure a wiki page on go-mono.com will be #1 soon.
> > On Sun, 2008-09-21 at 17:39 -0400, Miguel de Icaza wrote:
> >> The name of the C# shell today is `csharp', but this is awkward to
> >> type, we have been considering renaming it, the options are:
> >> * csi - stands for C# interactive
> >> Pros: short, cute, easy to remember.
> >> Cons: popular TV show.
> >> * imcs - interactive Mono C# compiler
> >> Pros: similar to `gmcs' and `mcs'
> >> Cons: hard to figure out it exists.
> > --
> > Enver
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