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

Phil Christensen phil at bubblehouse.org
Fri May 30 23:35:45 EDT 2008

On May 30, 2008, at 8:14 PM, Duncan McGreggor wrote:
> On Fri, May 30, 2008 at 2:03 PM,  <glyph at divmod.com> wrote:
>> You've convinced me.  I still think "Twi" sounds okay (better than  
>> "Twisty")
>>  "Tx" (evocative of "TwistedmatriX", "Transmit", "Twisted  
>> multipleXed"?)
>>  "T"?  I'd suggest "Tw" but I feel like it has to be  
>> pronounceable, and "Tw"
>> forces the first letter of your project to be a vowel (whereas  
>> "Tx" could be
>> pronounced "Tix").
>>> I think a one- or two-letter prefix is pretty much the best option
> Man, I think you totally hit it on the nose with your "tx" suggestion:
> tx.snmp, tx.storage. I maintain the Twisted-JSONRPC package, and I
> will change the namespace from twisted.web.jsonrpc to tx.jsonrpc. Not
> only does it have a cool sound, entails "TwistedmatriX", is associated
> with "transmit", but it could also stand for "Twisted eXtensions" (in
> the "add on" sense).

I was about to second this point before I left work tonight, but got  
distracted. I like it even better with the dot notation, e.g.,  


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