Fragments to Ampleforth: Thoughts behind the name change

Evan Kuo
Evan Kuo
Dec 28, 2018 · 2 min read

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Hey Everyone, the Fragments team has been hard at work, and we have some important updates that we’re very excited to share with you.

The Elastic Supply Protocol

1. New Protocol

This is something we thought deeply about and not a decision we made lightly. We believe this new symmetry in the protocol results in a healthier money that can fit sustainably inside any economic environment. Have a look at the website for documentation, and keep an eye out for deep dives in future posts.

2. New Name

3. Name Origin

George Orwell — Author 1984

When tasked to replace the word “God” in a Kipling poem, Ampleforth refuses, not out of righteousness, or subversiveness, but rather, a simple love for language and respect for the truth. To Ampleforth, no other word makes sense in context and therefore no other word should replace it. We take inspiration from his love of truth, and innate strength in resisting propaganda.

Thanks for stopping by, there’s a lot more coming down the pipe soon so stay tuned :)

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