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Re: [vox] The 5 W's of "vox"...
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Re: [vox] The 5 W's of "vox"...



cool story.  it's going into the lugod faq...  (aka oaq)   ;-)


pete


begin Melissa <kaybrook@ucdavis.edu> 
> On Tue, 14 May 2002, Mark K. Kim wrote:
> 
> >    - Whose idea was it to use the term "vox" for our mailing lists?
> 
> It was my idea.  Marianne Waage went to an independent high school named
> Nova and worked on the newspaper there, called Vox Nova.  I always thought
> that was a clever name...  Voice of the school, the New Voice...
> 
> When we were naming the officers (of which I also take credit for
> root, devnull and the idea behind typescript) and what we were all
> obviously in a giggly goofy mood.  I joked that we should have a Vox
> Lugod, and those who knew about Vox Nova laughed.  Somehow we all
> agreed that it was a pretty good name.
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