Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 24th Aug 2007 13:16 UTC, submitted by steverez1
Internet & Networking "Microsoft has released a new showcase of its Silverlight web development frameworks, a graphical search engine called Tafiti. Tafiti, which means 'do research' in Swahili, is an experimental frontend to Microsoft's Live Search engine. It presents search options in three panes on the screen: the left pane is for entering search queries and switching between image, RSS, Web, and News, the middle pane contains the search results, and the right pane is used to 'dock' results using drag-and-drop for looking at later."
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Swahili?
by Michael on Fri 24th Aug 2007 17:32 UTC
Michael
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2005-07-01

"Tafiti, which means 'do research' in Swahili"

"Ndiyo, pronounced 'nn-dee-yo', is the Swahili word for "yes"."

Seems like, since Ubuntu came out, everyone's stealing words from african languages to use as product names. I think we should abandon branding and just assign everything a 32-digit hexadecimal number.

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