[amsat-bb] Re: AMSAT-Fox?

Joseph Armbruster josepharmbruster at gmail.com
Wed Mar 2 18:38:21 PST 2011

Naturally, this made the linux, osx and windows folk happy.  Why?  Because the hits for the "Fox-Toolkit" went up!

See:  http://www.fox-toolkit.org/

Joseph Armbruster

On Mar 2, 2011, at 9:05 PM, Joe Fitzgerald wrote:

> On 3/2/2011 12:13 AM, Clint Bradford wrote:
>> OK - I'll ask. Why is this satellite not named, "AMSAT-Foxtrot?"
> The software guys, being mostly of the Unix  persuasion lobbied for 
> something very terse like AMASAT-fo or AMSAT-fx.
> There were a few Windows guys who wanted 
> C:\ArerospaceVehicle.Satellite.AMSAT.Foxtrot(FollowOnToECHO-AO51)
> AMSAT-Fox came out as a compromise.
> -Joe KM1P
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