[AdamRice] From the Phaistos Disk, a clay disk impressed with movable type ca 1700 BC. One of the most remarkable artifacts in the history of printing.
No matches in the USPTO database. No matches at Sourceforge.net. phaistos.org is available; phaistos.net/com are taken.
[MikeBlumenthal] Does one of the great mysteries of antiquity, a document which, after almost 100 years of trying, is still a mystery not only as to it's meaning but even as to its purpose, and which stands as a paragon of impenetrability, really fit as a name for an interoperability format?
[jayseae] Actually, the current state of RSS is pretty much a mystery - why should this project be any different? I like the association with publishing - though I'm not sure the pronunciation really flows. Perhaps it could be shortened somehow?
[AsbjornUlsberg] Sorry, but I don't like it. We could just as gladly give the project any other Greek-sounding name, like Papadopolous.