[squeak-dev] Re: Renaming "Squeak"

Esteban Lorenzano estebanlm at gmail.com
Tue Mar 4 22:22:32 UTC 2008

On 2008-03-04 18:45:41 -0200, Claus Kick <claus_kick at web.de> said:

> Randal L. Schwartz wrote:
>>>>>>> "Michael" == Michael van der Gulik <mikevdg at gmail.com> writes:
>> Michael> Mind you, Linux is taken seriously, and they use a fat penguin as a
>> Michael> mascot.
>> I may have my history wrong, but I think the "taken seriously" didn't
>> happen until Red Hat stepped in.  Maybe that's what we need... some sort
>> of headgear for the mouse.
> How about "Blue Cap" in allusion to the Blue Book? ;)

I like squeak as a name (but I'm spanish speaker who lives in spanish 
speaking places, so... maybe is not the same in english).
But... if for "seriously taken" you mean "seriously taken by 
companies"... I think the first thing to face is the look&feel of the 
environment (who is being addressed sucessfully with UI Enhancements)


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