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A New Name for Doch....

Post by fern » Thu Jan 07, 2010 12:35 am

If you have played as much as i have done this new program by Don, you will agree with me that it is too strong and special to have such vacuous name as it has now. Maybe we could propose some alternatives and perhaps Don could be tempted by one of them.
In my case, considering the crushing ability to get you fast, I would call it "Killer".
Surely there are many other better names.
Your bet?

Fern

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Re: A New Name for Doch....

Post by Rolf » Thu Jan 07, 2010 1:23 am

fern wrote:If you have played as much as i have done this new program by Don, you will agree with me that it is too strong and special to have such vacuous name as it has now. Maybe we could propose some alternatives and perhaps Don could be tempted by one of them.
In my case, considering the crushing ability to get you fast, I would call it "Killer".
Surely there are many other better names.
Your bet?

Fern
In this case I have a little joke for you. Ok, we must figure that Don wanted to insinuate a German text program. And since you are now reporting how fast you have been killed or executed, I have the following:

After the execution by the sword towards the sitting and roped prisoner, the executed asked the hangman, but I am not dead yet, but sure or in German "DOCH!!", replied the guy, bend your head a bit forward and you'll see.... :) Last thing the dead man saw was his head rolling into the coffin. Isnt it crazy, Fernando, isnt it cruel? Isnt it spooky? How the head lived on without new blood flow but helt in balance by the neck architecture. But probably the joke isnt realistic.

Doch is used in case someone claimed doubts and was wrong himself, then the angry doch! means, wait a moment I'll tell you.
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Re: A New Name for Doch....

Post by Don » Thu Jan 07, 2010 2:41 am

fern wrote:If you have played as much as i have done this new program by Don, you will agree with me that it is too strong and special to have such vacuous name as it has now. Maybe we could propose some alternatives and perhaps Don could be tempted by one of them.
In my case, considering the crushing ability to get you fast, I would call it "Killer".
Surely there are many other better names.
Your bet?

Fern
Hi Fernando!

If you come up with a good name I might indeed be tempted. I never intended to stick with the name "Doch" anyway.

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Re: A New Name for Doch....

Post by Will Singleton » Thu Jan 07, 2010 2:50 am

How about Android? (An automaton that possesses human features.) The name does have some buzz these days.

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Re: A New Name for Doch....

Post by kingliveson » Thu Jan 07, 2010 2:57 am

Will Singleton wrote:How about Android? (An automaton that possesses human features.) The name does have some buzz these days.
I have a program called Android chess on my Android phone.

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Re: A New Name for Doch....

Post by Sven » Thu Jan 07, 2010 9:23 am

I would not change the name. The baby is born and its name is now well-known.

But if you change it nevertheless, please do not call it "Knockout". I would like to reserve that name for my next engine which I am developing right now and which I plan to release within 2010 (it will take a lot of time until then, though). I assume there is no chess engine called "Knockout" yet (in any possible uppercase/lowercase style), at least I haven't found any.

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Re: A New Name for Doch....

Post by George Tsavdaris » Thu Jan 07, 2010 9:24 am

Will Singleton wrote:How about Android? (An automaton that possesses human features.) The name does have some buzz these days.
How about Notaclone or Notaclon for shortness?
But i like Doch name anyway....
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Re: A New Name for Doch....

Post by gerold » Thu Jan 07, 2010 9:37 am

Snook.
May be a little diff. but i like fish. :)

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Re: A New Name for Doch....

Post by Dr.Wael Deeb » Thu Jan 07, 2010 1:46 pm

Don wrote:
fern wrote:If you have played as much as i have done this new program by Don, you will agree with me that it is too strong and special to have such vacuous name as it has now. Maybe we could propose some alternatives and perhaps Don could be tempted by one of them.
In my case, considering the crushing ability to get you fast, I would call it "Killer".
Surely there are many other better names.
Your bet?

Fern
Hi Fernando!

If you come up with a good name I might indeed be tempted. I never intended to stick with the name "Doch" anyway.
F.E.A.R will be a devastating name for this wonderful program....
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Re: A New Name for Doch....

Post by Damir » Thu Jan 07, 2010 1:55 pm

Will Singleton wrote:How about Android? (An automaton that possesses human features.) The name does have some buzz these days.
How about '' Dark Man'' ?

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