[Pipet Devel] Re: summary for web page and announcements

Jean-Marc Valin jean-marc.valin at hermes.usherb.ca
Tue Apr 25 11:06:53 EDT 2000

> > I would prefer a name that has a meaning to everybody. Also, it has to reflect
> > the fact that you can use the software for many applications, from biology to
> > speech and image processing. I think it would be nice to have the word "flow" in
> > the name (that's why I chose "Overflow") if possible (but I won't complain too
> > much if we don't).
> Please don't take this the wrong way, but the name 'Overflow' makes me think
> 'stack overflow error'.  And you probably don't want to associate your program
> with a common error ;-)

Just to make it clear, I wasn't suggesting using Overflow, since it would make
things confusing. I just though having the word "flow" in the name would tell a
bit about what the software's doing. As for the 'stack overflow error' meaning,
that was actually intended when we chose the name, so I don't feel offended.


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