as always, my statements are based on my understanding and assumptions. Temper them with my post count. Ok here goes:
Bitcoin cannot sustain very large amounts of transactions, and to avoid 'transaction spam' high tx fees are in place (hence why you cannot send someone 100 satoshis, without paying many times that in fees).
Bitcoins transactions are not instant. The guarantee of the transaction is related to the number of confirmations.
Bitcoins are not truely anonymous, but they are pseudo-anonymous (becuase they rely on a public ledger).
This may hinder business takeup. It also means micro transactions are not currently feasable.
SOLUTION (as I see it)
Introduction of a digital cash system that is backed
by and pegged to Bitcoins. This digital cash system allows microtransactions, has no waiting time for confirmations, is 100% anonymous, and brings many other benefits to the table. An example of such a system may be Open Transactions: https://github.com/FellowTraveler/Open-Transactions
If something like OT is accepted, clients will be written that work with bitcoins and the OT bitcoin currency version seamlessly. The former will be for you savings account, the latter will be your daily spending account.
OK, so far NONE of this is what I wish to debate. So if your all still with me, then suppose we do
introduce and accept a digital cash system based on bitcoins, and they are preferred payment by some merchants, and required by others (those that rely on micropayments for example).The question is, what should they be called?
quickCoins? InstantBTC? BitCash?
I dont think reusing bitcoins would be smart, as it would be very confusing at the checkout. "Payment methods acepted: Bitcoins, Bitcoins (the other one), VISA, PayPal, etc).
But a good clear marketing name would help to spell the benefits of such a method. "Bitcoins, BitCash, VISA, PayPal, etc"