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Author Topic: Need fresh ideas and a name please people!  (Read 3018 times)

Redhat

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Need fresh ideas and a name please people!
« on: February 13, 2006, 09:12:47 AM »
I'm designing and beginning to build a note-taking application. There are several out there already, but I want to make this one that little more special.

I need ideas on features - and a name! What would you most like to see in a note-taking application?

Do you want it simple, or do you want treeviews with a structure to the notes? Catagories?


Thanks to everyone who contributes!

Yours,

Matt  8)

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Re: Need fresh ideas and a name please people!
« Reply #1 on: February 13, 2006, 09:37:08 AM »
hehehe -
be careful - there are so many note taking apps out there, and it's easy to go insane making one.
i've been warned myself by members here about do i really want to embark on such a project (regarding clipboard helps+spell and making a new version of it..)

see the letter by the author of keynote on him burning out from working on the never finished keynote2 idea in another thread as well..

but it's very tempting i must admit.  for a programmer it's a fun project.
the best advice given to me if you are determined to work on it is to check out keynote2 discussions for ideas.  though i guess my first advice would be, are you sure there isn't another project you might want to work on that doesn't have so much good competition..

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Re: Need fresh ideas and a name please people!
« Reply #2 on: February 13, 2006, 09:38:31 AM »
as for ideas and suggestions:

inspiration from your avatar:
call it..  Snoop Doggy Notes (SD Notes for short, or just Doggy Notes).

i love treeview organized hierarchical notes.. but maybe just to be different you could think up some alternative organization that would make it unique.

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Re: Need fresh ideas and a name please people!
« Reply #3 on: February 13, 2006, 09:42:47 AM »
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i love treeview organized hierarchical notes.. but maybe just to be different you could think up some alternative organization that would make it unique.

that would be more interesting for sure.

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Re: Need fresh ideas and a name please people!
« Reply #4 on: February 19, 2006, 08:06:25 AM »
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I propose the name "Gelb".

Reasoning
We all know the standard device for note keeping: Post-its! They come in various colors, but everybody knows a Post-It is yellow. Yellow is also a common theme among the note keepers I tried so far.

"Gelb" is German for yellow and adds a nice exotic touch. Everybody in their hearts loves us Germans; and we love you too!