Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 20th Dec 2012 22:07 UTC
Apple "By the time I reached my office, I liked the name. Really liked it. I was committed. I could imagine seeing 'Safari' in the Mac OS X dock. I had to tell the team right away and, if necessary, convince them that they liked it too. Fortunately, and to their credit, they didn't need much convincing." Like I said - I love stories like this. Never liked the name 'Safari', though.
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Why does the name bother people?
by MacTO on Fri 21st Dec 2012 15:38 UTC
MacTO
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2006-09-21

It's a name. It's how we refer to a product. It doesn't carry an awkward connotation that makes it embarrassing to mention. It doesn't have a single letter prefix or other phonemic atrocity that makes it awkward to say. It doesn't have camel case or otherwise odd capitalization that breaks with writing conventions.

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