[vcf-midatlantic] Should the new museum have a name?

Bob Flanders bob.flanders at gmail.com
Fri Feb 19 15:57:23 EST 2016

I thought that maybe we could reverse the acronym..

VCF FCV.. Like "Fundamental Computing Vault" or "First Computer Vault". I
don't know that it flows. Both F and V are hard letters to use. (Thanks to

Maybe a tag line in latin? Corpus Ordinatralis Antiquitum (

An vintage language for vintage computers?


On Thu, Feb 18, 2016 at 8:24 PM, Evan Koblentz via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:

> I was thinking... should our new museum have a formal name, as in, "The
> XYZ Place, sponsored by the Vintage Computer Federation"...?
> Or if anyone asks, do we just call it VCF Headquarters?
> If we do think it should have some name, then what should that name be?
> I like how Paul Allen's group calls their place a "living" museum. Of
> course, that word is taken, so we'd need some other word.
> Maybe "museum" also isn't the right word. Our home at InfoAge is more of a
> hub and community center for vintage computing in the region. Perhaps, if
> we give it a name, we should think of a word that reflects this.
> It would be awesome if the perfect word also started with F to continue
> our theme of the Vintage Computer Federation owning the Vintage Computer
> Festival (East/West), Vintage Computer Forum, and Vintage Computer...
> Funhouse? Fraternity? No, those don't work.
> Let's hear some suggestions (real ones please; let's not clog the thread
> with the smart-assery.)
> I'm thinking that unless we come up with something GREAT, then we should
> just stick with Vintage Computer Federation as the name for the physical
> space.

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