[Twisted-Python] suggestions for naming to help us preserve a Twisted trademark

Gabriel Rossetti mailing_lists at evotex.ch
Fri May 30 02:34:11 EDT 2008

glyph at divmod.com wrote:
> On 12:52 am, waterbug at pangalactic.us wrote:
>> I think trademarking "twisted" is a good idea, if only to have
>> a prior claim in the (unlikely) event someone else should
>> try to claim it for something in the context of software.
> Thanks.
>> I'm not enthusiastic about "twisty" as a naming standard for
>> anything -- partly from jml's observations and partly just some
>> aversion to it that I don't understand myself -- if I don't
>> mind "twisted", why would "twisty" bother me?  I dunno.
> I am not particularly enthusiastic about the term myself, personally.  
> I think we need some word to fill that role (the one that "Py" fills 
> for Python) but please feel free to suggest something else.  It 
> doesn't have to be a full word - "Py" isn't.  "Twi"?  (Quick, someone 
> come up with a home lighting control project that uses twisted so we 
> can have "TwiLight".)
I'm also not really fond of Twisty, why not just "tw"? For "Twisted 
Goodies" & "Twisted Storage" that would make it "twGoodies" and 
"twStorage", just my 2 cents.


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