On Saturday 28 July 2007, Michael Satterwhite wrote:
> On the features page, there is a reference to an expanded version
> of pan at chimpanxi.com. I thought I'd look. This is a site devoted
> to chimpazees (the primate) with no reference to software of any
> Is this a misprint or just a joke?
I think the joke on the Pan site is a (really old) riff on Ximian. In
particular, it references the community's fears, when Ximian was
founded, that it was the first step to making Evolution (or possibly
all of GNOME) a proprietary product somehow. So we have the word
that means monkey, "xi" in the name to make it unique and
trademarkable, and the fake announcement of a proprietary expanded
version of Pan.
Looks like the domain itself is owned by squatters now, with
keyword-based "relevant" advertising links and bait words in the
title to game search engines.
Personally, I would have preferred the name change anyway, just
because it'd be a lot easier to google when I'm troubleshooting!
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