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[Question] Why name `Carthage`? #549

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dhilipsiva opened this Issue Jun 12, 2015 · 2 comments

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dhilipsiva commented Jun 12, 2015

May be it is obvious. May be it is not because I am from a different culture. But why name the repo Carthage? I googled and found that the city fell for roman empire. But nothing more than that. Was it just a random name? Or is there a connection? Can anyone explain?

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robrix commented Jun 12, 2015

I suggested “Carthage,” because it’s vaguely like “package” with some consonants swapped out.

When we released people thought it might be a reference to “carthago delenda est” (approximately, “Carthage must be destroyed”) which is a much, much better story so let’s go with that one.

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dhilipsiva commented Jun 12, 2015

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