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Domain Name Generator   (+6)  [vote for, against]
Domain name generator

Website: Domain name generator that uses pronounceable-password-generation algorithm (I've ported it to Perl if anyone's interested), modified to allow user entry of starting strings, and maybe concatenation of common business name endings like "io" "ation" "ity", etc.

Generates a list of possibilities and does whois lookups to assure they're not taken. Good partnership possibility with registration orgs.

I got the idea when trying the prounouceable password algorithm and one of the first strings it produced was "ebippity".

Anyone with algorithm expertise interested?

I've seen at least one other domain name generator that just uses common prefixes like "my" "ez" "worldwide" and common suffixes. This would be more random and presumably more creative and fun.
-- syost, Mar 07 2000

Pronounceable password algorithm
I've ported it to Perl and told the author about it. [syost, Mar 07 2000, last modified Oct 04 2004]

(?) http://www.brunchin...toy-domainsale.html
The Brunching Shuttlecock's take on a related idea w/ interactive web toy. [dnm, Mar 07 2000, last modified Oct 04 2004]

My company name generator.
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Don't forget the ".com" - thats what'll guarantee the US patent.
-- Loris, Nov 25 2005

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