[Cerowrt-devel] [Bloat] The Great Renaming (of netperf-wrapper): Final contenders

Rich Brown richb.hanover at gmail.com
Tue Apr 14 10:42:34 EDT 2015

I like names based on bashing or smashing.

Not so sure about "flent" - see http://www.amazon.com/Flents-Stopples-Cotton-Plugs-Packaging/dp/B003U76CEI

On Apr 13, 2015, at 5:48 AM, Toke Høiland-Jørgensen <toke at toke.dk> wrote:

> Hi everyone
> The Great Renaming (of netperf-wrapper) has now entered its final phase
> (i.e., I have to make a decision now). There's a couple of contenders
> for a new name, see below. I'd like some feedback on which you prefer. A
> simple "This one!" is fine, but reasoning about why is also appreciated,
> of course :)
> So, without further ado, the contenders are:
> - "ENT: The Extensible Network Tester".
>  Possible name clash: https://packages.debian.org/sid/ent
> - "Exnett: The EXtensible NETwork Tester"
>   Avoids the name clash; the second t is important for this.
> - "Flent: The Flexible Network Tester"
>  'Flent' is also the sound a bufferbloated network makes when subjected
>  to testing :)
> - "NetBasher"
> For the first three, the abbreviation would probably be the everyday
> name, name of the executable, etc, with the expansion added in
> descriptions where appropriate.
> Please comment by Thursday, as I have a deadline for something that
> needs to include the name then...
> Thanks in advance! :)
> -Toke
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