Re: [PanoToolsNG] Re:Uses of Panini
Agree all the line, for Italians is a funny name, but now for me tha
soft is Panini, and I'd not like to see anything changing obout the name.
tksharpless ha scritto:
> --- In PanoToolsNG@yahoogroups.com
> <mailto:PanoToolsNG%40yahoogroups.com>, "Roger D. Williams"
> <roger@...> wrote:
> > On Wed, 18 Feb 2009 19:23:27 +0900, Toni <list@...> wrote:
> > > Hi Roger,
> > > the best use of Panini is to...eat them!
> > > Panini in italian means "sandwiches" , well,
> > > a sort of sandwich made with baguette bread...
> > > Pannini (double n) instead is an 18th century italian painter known
> > > for his panoramas.
> > > Sorry to be a little pedant, but panini makes me really laugh ;-)
> > When I started mentioning this new projection to my wife, and just
> > before her eyes started to glaze over, as they usually when I go
> > on about panoramas, she said "Isn't that a kind of sandwich?"
> > "Oh no," I confidently replied. "It's an Italian painter..."
> > So I knew the facts but got the spelling wrong. Is my face red!
> > Roger W.
> > --
> > Work: www.adex-japan.com
> The projection and the program are both named after the painter and
> professor of perspective Gian Paolo Pan(n)ini, whose name was spelled
> both ways in his lifetime and appears as "Panini" almost as often as
> "Pannini" in the art historical literature.
> The use of different spellings is a deliberate effort to 1)
> distinguish the projection from the program and 2) give the program a
> memorable name -- lots of people recognize "Panini" on account of the
> delicious sandwiches (and, among European sports fans, a well known
> line of football cards), and it also suggests a telescoping of
> "panorama" and "houdini", implying magic with panoramas.
> Panini is a nice snappy name and I intend keep using it until sued by
> some trademark holder -- there are actually several companies and
> products named Panini, including at least one software package.
> Cheers, Tom