[web-devel] Yesod renaming

vagif.verdi at gmail.com vagif.verdi at gmail.com
Sat Mar 26 07:39:01 CET 2011

Mithril - It is described as stronger than steel but much lighter in weight.

And the name is not taken (suprisingly)

On Friday, March 25, 2011 02:46:03 PM you wrote:
> Michael has floated the possibility of re-naming Yesod.
> Pro:
>  * Something that everyone can pronounce
>  * Something easier to remember
>  * Something that invokes a meaningful mental impression (instead of a
> "what does that mean?").
>  Con:
>  * Yesod is *very* distinctive, we'd most likely end up with a less
> unique name
>  * People know Yesod already
> One other con we had was the re-naming effort, but I think we could
> mitigate that by continuing to use the Yesod name in the code to a large
> extent for a while.
> Would a phonetic spelling on the homepage help?
> yee-sode: high performance, type-safe web development
> Feedback on the issue is welcome. We are probably more concerned about
> thinking back to the initial impression someone gets of the framework when
> evaluating it or beginning to use it. It would be great to hear opinion
> from the international crowd.

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