[Mageia-dev] Mirror layout, round two

Sam Bailey cyprix at cyprix.com.au
Mon Dec 6 02:27:16 CET 2010

On Sun, 5 Dec 2010 17:39:08 -0600 (CST), Dale Huckeby
<spock at evansville.net> wrote:
> On Sun, 5 Dec 2010, Maarten Vanraes wrote:
>> the english language is pretty rich; and i suspect there are quite a few words
>> that could convey the correct meaning without the word being too difficult.
>> otoh, there is also the fact that "free" or "core" don't really convey the
>> correct meaning at all either and could be quite dubious.
>> patented would be more correct, but i don't wanna call it that, because then
>> mageia would be sued by patent-lawyers all over the world. don't get me wrong,
>> it wouldn't be illegal, but it would just be too timeconsuming...
>> imho, we should have a simple not too difficult word that somehow shows a bit
>> about the nature of the contents in it, while still being vague enough.
> Okay, short words: iffy, chancy, dicey, knotty, clouded, foggy, hazy,
> unclear, contro (for controversial),
> prob (for problematic), equiv (for equivocal), irreg (for irregular).
> I like iffy best. It's short, it's
> informal, its meaning is clear, yet it's not too narrow.
> Dale Huckeby

Considering the other repo names to be used, we could always call this
one "other".

Sam Bailey

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