According to Lexicon, names linked to the word “e-mail” lead to increased blood pressure (I totally believe that), so they tried for something playful and non-deadly.
Someone then mentioned that the buttons looked like seeds, and after trying out all sorts of seedy fruits they settled on “blackberry.” It sounded nice, and at the time most Blackberries were actually black. In 1994, before Yahoo was Yahoo, it was a non-searchable website directory with the most incredible name: “David and Jerry’s Guide to the World Wide Web.” Unfortunately, David and Jerry turned to a dictionary to give it a much catchier name.
The first idea, “twitch,” conjured all sorts of strange images and was immediately vetoed.
Configuration of INN can be a little involved, but we'll describe each of the stages in this chapter and arm you with enough information to make sense of the INN manual pages and documentation and build configurations for just about any application.Running as a daemon improves performance because it has to read its status files only once when starting.Depending on the volume of your news feed, certain files such as history (which contain a list of all recently processed articles) may range from a few megabytes to tens of megabytes.Yahoo technically stands for “Yet Another Hierarchical Officious Oracle," but David and Jerry insist they really fell in love the general definition of a yahoo: “rude, unsophisticated, uncouth.” I always thought Yahoo was named after a shout of joy, but “Yet Another Hierarchical Officious Oracle” would have been my second guess. But actually, Hotmail was originally capitalized as Ho TMai L, which was a not-so-sneaky reference to HTML. Before he created foursquare, Dennis Crowley had built a similar, SMS-based program called Dodgeball.Bandwidth refers to how much data you can send through a network or modem connection.