[MEI-L] Do we have to call it "MEI Go!"?

Craig Sapp craigsapp at gmail.com
Mon Mar 20 20:22:12 CET 2017

Hi Don,

It does have a very commercial connotation.  Consider "Yahoo!" which it
reminds me of:

The name perhaps was intended to be a pun on the word "meigo":
such as "bewitching, seductive" in Galacian, although if used as a noun:
    "a person who is believed to have made a pact
<https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/pact> with the devil


On 20 March 2017 at 12:03, Byrd, Donald A. <donbyrd at indiana.edu> wrote:

> I think the name "MEI Go!" is pretty dumb. Just "Go" wouldn't be great --
> it's way overused, and doesn't at all suggest that it's a stripped-down
> version -- and putting an exclamation point at the end of a name always
> looks to me like an attempt to create excitement about something that may
> be worthwhile but definitely _not_ exciting. What's wrong with "MEI Lite"
> or "MEI Basic"?
> --Don
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> Donald Byrd
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> Visiting Scientist, Research Technologies
> Indiana University Bloomington
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