[Twisted-web] Naming the split.

Stephen Waterbury golux at comcast.net
Tue Apr 20 01:02:00 MDT 2004

Stephen Thorne wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 20, 2004 at 01:53:14AM -0400, Stephen Waterbury wrote:
>>Another nominee:  "brane"
>>(From string theory)
>>A brane can be thought of as a 3+1 dimensional spacetime slice
>>of an 11-dimensional universe, much as the web is a kind of
>>limited (http) slice thru the many-protocoled universe of the
>>internet.  ;)
> One of my name requirements is that I must be able to say its name, even
> out of context, without having to spell it. 
> "The web application is backed by brane, thats brane spelt B R A N E."
> is icky.

Heh ... I kind of liked the pun ambiguity.
But I was mostly kidding, anyway.  Nobody but
really *extreme* geeks would get it.  Like moi.  :)
And it *would* be icky.

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