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Re: yade name change - need your suggestions desperately


Ooops! Some of the acronyms where not defined correctly :

OX-frame : open explicit framework (obviously :))
and few more ideas :

Opsidyan : open software in dynamic analysis (the "in" should be a "for" 
Edyc : explicit dynamic code, or even :
Edy : explicit dynamics


Bruno Chareyre a écrit :

>Nothing I'm really proud of...  but I hope it will give you more ideas.
>DCP : dynamic computation platfrom (or even "discrete" computation platform)
>ODCP : open dynamic computation platfrom
>OSPEM : open source platform for explicit methods
>OPEC/OPEX/OPEXCO : open platform for explicit computing
>OFEC/OFEX/OFEXCO : open framework for explicit computing
>OXFrame : open explicit platform
>OXNAM : open and explicit
>Janek Kozicki a écrit :
>>It has been discussed from time to time with some people, and also on
>>IRC, that the name YADE could be changed to some other, more sensible
>>name. Personally I think that current name is not good, and is also
>>difficult to spell - it was chosen by Olivier at start. Oliver wanted
>>to use JADE but that name has already been in use by some other open
>>source program.
>>I am in desperate need of your suggestions. Please either suggest a
>>new name, or several(!) different names. Or say that you like the old
>>name. During incoming days we will collect all your suggestions, and
>>then we will make a voting, where everyone will give points to each
>>name. One of the names should win :)
>>I think that we search for something that has a good sounding acronym,
>>while delivering the message that this software (framework,
>>workbench) is for: scientific, egineering, discrete, explicit,
>>numerical, finite element method, lattice beam model, discrete
>>element method, spherical element, etc... simulations.
>>On IRC we had some (mostly crazy) ideas about the new name. I will
>>list them here so you will have an idea.
>>PDM    - Platform for Dynamical Modeling
>>PNM    - Platform For Numerical Modeling
>>CARSS  - Computational And Research Software for Scientists
>>VIDAIC - Vidaic Is Delivering An Interplatform Computation
>>SWEET  - Scientific Workbench for Explicit Engineering Theories
>>EOS    - Extensible Open Simulation
>>please free your mind, and write what name you'd like!
>>We are a bit tight on time, because the paper about yade is ready to
>>submit to "Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering"
>>journal. And I think it's better to submit it with the correct name!
>>If anyone wants to see the article before it appears in the journal,
>>please let me know and I'll send it (it's a 2MB .pdf).
>>Let's say that we are collecting your suggestions for one week - until
>>23.april, and then we will make voting that will last until 30.april.
>>After that yade will have a new name!

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