history of Nginx

Igor Sysoev is at rambler-co.ru
Wed May 7 23:54:27 MSD 2008

On Wed, May 07, 2008 at 12:32:59PM -0700, Cliff Wells wrote:

> As an aside, I've always been a bit curious about the name.  

The base for name was NG letters those sounds like en-gee in English
(I at least I think so :). X is simply fine letter. But ngx was already
used many times. There were some variants - ngnx, nginx and nginex.
nginx seemed the better for me and I had look it in Google and
found the only quote symbol.

Igor Sysoev

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