[Cosmo-dev] Nat Torkington on GData
twl at osafoundation.org
Fri Jul 14 13:32:15 PDT 2006
On Jul 14, 2006, at 12:53 PM, Mikeal Rogers wrote:
> This is my favorite bit;
>> The reaction to the GData APIs for Calendar have been very
>> positive. This is in contrast to HailStorm, of course, which was
>> distrusted and eventually morphed its way through different
>> product names into oblivion. Noting that Mark's trying again with
>> the idea of open APIs to your personal data, I joked that GData
>> should really be "GStorm". Mark deadpanned, " I wanted to call it
>> ShitStorm but it didn't fly with marketing".
Sadly, I think that the ideas behind Hailstorm were good. It's just
that they were proposed by a very untrusted actor. Maybe we should
change our name to ChandlerStorm...
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