10 Apr '13, 12am

@SamanthaToy it was originally called SwitchTower but a company got a angry.

Ryan, regarding "caving so soon and so fast," it wasn't a casual decision. We consulted an attorney, and their professional opinion was that we not fight it. True, we could have looked for a second opinion, but given that the prospect was not exactly sunny, it would have just been (IMO) wasting money and time that could be better spent elsewhere. Maybe we had a chance to fight it. Me, I'd rather be writing software than battling in court, and as the Bard said so eloquently, "What's in a name? that which we call a rose/By any other name would smell as sweet". I maintain that "so [SwitchTower] would, were [it] not [SwitchTower] call'd,/Retain that dear perfection which [it] owes/Without that title..." Capistrano is as SwitchTower does. I agree, Capistrano isn't the name SwitchTower was, but I like it, and just as "Firefox" eventually stopped sounding awkward, I'm sure Capist...

Full article: http://weblog.jamisbuck.org/2006/3/6/switchtower-renamed

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