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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Safari is not a bad name
by MacMan on Sun 23rd Dec 2012 02:48 UTC
MacMan
Member since:
2006-11-19

Explorer, Navigator also mean something related to what a browser does, look for stuff, hence I think there pretty good descriptive names. Now that I think about it, I think a lot, if not most of MS and Apple app names seem to be pretty sane and sensible.

Now if you want some freaking idiotic asinine names, look at most of the KDE apps.

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RE: Safari is not a bad name
by MysterMask on Tue 25th Dec 2012 06:50 in reply to "Safari is not a bad name"
MysterMask Member since:
2005-07-12

Explorer [..] pretty good descriptive names


Thinking of it: On Windows, I always have to "explore" the filesystem since it's a mess. I like Find[er|ing] things a lot more ..

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