[Cerowrt-devel] [Bloat] marketing #102 - giving netperf-wrapper a better name?
dave.taht at gmail.com
Thu Mar 12 20:10:57 EDT 2015
while I am at it the us trademark db is here:
and welcome to the early 00s in terms of UI!
I do hope someone here comes up with a good idea for a better name, as
we sit and brainstorm for a while, here. The best I have come up with
yet is pretty terrible - bload - pronounced "blowed".
On Thu, Mar 12, 2015 at 4:48 PM, Dave Taht <dave.taht at gmail.com> wrote:
> I am just going to stand aside for a while... I would like to have a
> file extension that worked (and also a website name that worked).
> You can do searches on:
> various whois sites
> for domain names.
> On Thu, Mar 12, 2015 at 4:31 PM, Rick Jones <rick.jones2 at hp.com> wrote:
>> On 03/12/2015 04:01 PM, Dave Taht wrote:
>>> as netperf-wrapper has grown to include far more tests than netperf,
>>> with quite a few more on their way, calling it this is increasingly
>>> less appropriate:
>>> A noted cynic wrote me privately last month, about netperf-wrapper:
>>> 'why don't you rename the friggin thing "bufferbloat" or
>>> "bloattest" or something? Netperf-wrapper is a terrible name,
>>> seemingly still whatever the programmer called it when he wrote the
>>> first sketchy version, one step up from "foo"'
>>> Hmm... we need a name with more foo, for sure, a better, more
>>> descriptive name. Anyone got any ideas? Maybe run a contest somewhere?
>> Well, not that I dislike the "netperf" name :) but I'll toss a few stripes
>> onto the bikeshed:
>> *) bloat-probe
>> *) tortoise (ok, it is measuring bloat/latency not speed but still)
>> *) BMI (Bloat Measurement Index/Investigator/Illuminator ?-)
>> *) bloat-watcher
>> *) bloat-finder
>> *) bloated
>> *) blubber
>> *) Ahab
>>> One (technical) hope would be to find a good file extension for the
>>> output, so it could be more easily parsed by browsers... but to heck
>>> with that... a better name?
>>> Toke had some ideas also:
>>> - NQT - http://acronyms.thefreedictionary.com/NQT - I especially like
>>> "Not Quite There". nqt.org points to this:
>>> - NetQual - http://www.qoesystems.com/NETQUAL.html
>>> - NQ-tester - doesn't seem to be taken by anything obvious
>> Bloat mailing list
>> Bloat at lists.bufferbloat.net
> Dave Täht
> Let's make wifi fast, less jittery and reliable again!
Let's make wifi fast, less jittery and reliable again!
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