July 31, 2012
According to Wikipedia:

"Phobos (Ancient Greek: Φόβος, pronounced [pʰóbos], meaning "fear" or "terror") is the personification of fear in Greek mythology."

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phobos_(mythology)

I just discovered that. I find it surprisingly. Fear???? Terror????


July 31, 2012
On Tuesday, 31 July 2012 at 13:16:57 UTC, akaz wrote:
> I just discovered that. I find it surprisingly. Fear????

surprisingly -> surprising. sorry.


July 31, 2012
On 31 July 2012 15:16, akaz <akaz@utopia.com> wrote:
> According to Wikipedia:
>
> "Phobos (Ancient Greek: Φόβος, pronounced [pʰóbos], meaning "fear" or "terror") is the personification of fear in Greek mythology."
>
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phobos_(mythology)
>
> I just discovered that. I find it surprisingly. Fear???? Terror????

Phobos and Deimos are the two moons of Mars, which was the original name of D.
July 31, 2012
On Tue, Jul 31, 2012 at 5:18 PM, akaz <akaz@utopia.com> wrote:

> On Tuesday, 31 July 2012 at 13:16:57 UTC, akaz wrote:
>
>> I just discovered that. I find it surprisingly. Fear????
>>
>
> surprisingly -> surprising. sorry.
>
>
>
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phobos_(moon)
It's the name of one of Mars's moons.
Why Mars? Because Digital Mars.
www.digitalmars.com

-- 
Bye,
Gor Gyolchanyan.


July 31, 2012
On Tuesday, 31 July 2012 at 13:22:57 UTC, Tobias Brandt wrote:
> On 31 July 2012 15:16, akaz <akaz@utopia.com> wrote:
> Phobos and Deimos are the two moons of Mars, which was the original name of D.

That, on the other hand, was known to me. What I did not know, was the "fear" factor... Maybe the library should have been renamed to Deimos? :)

By the way, I live in the same city as this guy here. So you may say that I live with Phobos over my head:

http://davinci-marsdesign.blogspot.fr/2012/05/scale-of-phobos.html

Pretty... scary, isn't?

July 31, 2012
On Tue, Jul 31, 2012 at 5:28 PM, akaz <akaz@utopia.com> wrote:

> On Tuesday, 31 July 2012 at 13:22:57 UTC, Tobias Brandt wrote:
>
>> On 31 July 2012 15:16, akaz <akaz@utopia.com> wrote:
>> Phobos and Deimos are the two moons of Mars, which was the original name
>> of D.
>>
>
> That, on the other hand, was known to me. What I did not know, was the "fear" factor... Maybe the library should have been renamed to Deimos? :)
>
> By the way, I live in the same city as this guy here. So you may say that I live with Phobos over my head:
>
> http://davinci-marsdesign.**blogspot.fr/2012/05/scale-of-**phobos.html<http://davinci-marsdesign.blogspot.fr/2012/05/scale-of-phobos.html>
>
> Pretty... scary, isn't?
>
>
Deimos was mentioned because it's the name of C library bindings package.

-- 
Bye,
Gor Gyolchanyan.


July 31, 2012
On Tuesday, 31 July 2012 at 13:28:35 UTC, akaz wrote:
> On Tuesday, 31 July 2012 at 13:22:57 UTC, Tobias Brandt wrote:
>> On 31 July 2012 15:16, akaz <akaz@utopia.com> wrote:
>> Phobos and Deimos are the two moons of Mars, which was the original name of D.
>
> That, on the other hand, was known to me. What I did not know, was the "fear" factor... Maybe the library should have been renamed to Deimos? :)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deimos_(moon)

OMG: "It is named after Deimos, a figure representing dread in Greek Mythology."

C'mon, Mars was really the God of War... His moons really show it.

Fear&Dread????



July 31, 2012
> That, on the other hand, was known to me. What I did not know, was the "fear" factor... Maybe the library should have been renamed to Deimos? :)

What do you think where the term "PHOBia" came from??
July 31, 2012
On 7/31/12 10:31 AM, Dejan Lekic wrote:
>> That, on the other hand, was known to me. What I did not know, was the
>> "fear" factor... Maybe the library should have been renamed to Deimos? :)
>
> What do you think where the term "PHOBia" came from??

Whoa! Good point. Now if we could tie all this with Pho soup...

Andrei
July 31, 2012
On Tuesday, 31 July 2012 at 14:32:01 UTC, Dejan Lekic wrote:
>> That, on the other hand, was known to me. What I did not know, was the "fear" factor... Maybe the library should have been renamed to Deimos? :)
>
> What do you think where the term "PHOBia" came from??

That, for one, I missed it! Thanks!


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