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With the SO API still in private beta, I wanted to give meta users a chance to have a say.

I created an app that lets you browse parts of SO with the eventual intention of the app being a replacement for accessing the site through a web browser. Here is a screenshot:

I need a name for the application, so post your ideas as answers below.

Update: here is a Windows executable you can try

http://files.quickmediasolutions.com/SOwhat_alpha.zip

Update: I decided to go with SOwhat. Thanks to everyone that entered and especially gnovices-exchange.

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Where can I report errors/bugs? Seriously, I downloaded it, ran it, but it errored on startup with "An error occurred retrieving the user list" and when I clicked it away and searched on user with ID 1 it crashed with the error signature AppName: gui demo.exe AppVer: 0.0.0.0 ModName: unknown ModVer: 0.0.0.0 Offset: 0000012e. –  BalusC May 4 '10 at 0:33
    
@Balus: Thanks. Unfortunately, some changes to the API have caused the App to break. I am currently rewriting the app and the new version should have no problems and run faster. –  uɐɯsO uɐɥʇɐN May 4 '10 at 2:18
    
@Balus: I fixed the bug. –  uɐɯsO uɐɥʇɐN May 5 '10 at 18:40

8 Answers 8

up vote 10 down vote accepted
  • SOwhat

  • SOcialite

  • ReapWhatYeSO

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+1 nice! ------ –  Pëkka Apr 26 '10 at 20:38
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SoWhat is my favorite so far. –  uɐɯsO uɐɥʇɐN Apr 26 '10 at 21:49
    
I ended up picking SOwhat. Thanks! –  uɐɯsO uɐɥʇɐN May 4 '10 at 0:16
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This means that you can use the great Miles Davis track of the same name as your theme music, should you ever need one –  Ralph Lavelle May 4 '10 at 4:05

Focusing on the "alternative means of access" aspect:

  • SideOverflow?

  • SideEntrance?

  • Postern?

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+1 for SideOverflow! –  Dexter Apr 26 '10 at 20:13
    
Why SideOverflow? Just curious... –  uɐɯsO uɐɥʇɐN Apr 26 '10 at 20:25
    
@George a mix between "side entrance" and "stack overflow". –  Pëkka Apr 26 '10 at 20:38

StackBrowser...

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Like it cos it's not site specific –  Mark Henderson Apr 27 '10 at 5:26
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Oh right because Stack is also used in Super User and Server Fault :-P –  Ivo Flipse Apr 27 '10 at 6:20

BrowseSO

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boring.......... –  studiohack Apr 27 '10 at 1:19
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whatever......... –  Steven A. Lowe Apr 27 '10 at 3:24

iSOFU -- for Apple users

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it's a windows app –  jmfsg Apr 27 '10 at 0:52
    
BUT it was created with wxWidgets so a Mac version is easily possible. –  uɐɯsO uɐɥʇɐN Apr 27 '10 at 1:21
  • SO&SO (or SOandSO)
  • SOCommando
  • SOLoco
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Since twitter has 'tweetdeck' , its conceivable that SE sites can have 'SEDeck'. I believe the API will eventually work on all SE sites?

Edited to reflect suggestions in comments. Its neat, because you could pronounce it 'sed - ek' or "see - deck'.

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There are questions about boat programming. Sounds better than 'poopdeck'. –  Michael Kniskern Apr 27 '10 at 5:15
    
How about SEdeck? (slight change in spelling) –  uɐɯsO uɐɥʇɐN Apr 27 '10 at 5:20

StackOffice?
DeskStack?
StackTicker?
StackWatcher?

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The last two sound like investment / day trading programs :) –  Tim Post Apr 27 '10 at 8:01
    
@Tim, yeah, so does StackExchange, that's what got me thinking in that direction. –  Benjol Apr 28 '10 at 10:57

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