[Mageia-discuss] New name for cooker

Lombard Marianne jehane at tuxette.fr
Tue Sep 21 11:37:43 CEST 2010

Le 21/09/2010 10:56, Anshul Jain a écrit :
> On Tue, Sep 21, 2010 at 2:12 PM, Oliver Burger
> <oliver.bgr at googlemail.com> wrote:
>> Jan Ciger <jan.ciger at gmail.com>
>>> Guys, let's keep it pronounceable and easy to remember, shall we? It
>>> will probably wind up in the names of mailing lists and web page and
>>> such and name that nobody can spell/pronounce correctly is no good.
>>> Cooker was good from this point of view.
>>> Things like "mathetria" or "hephaestus" are not.
>> I don't think, most people would have problems pronouncing hephaestus, at
>> least not in Europe and America, since in the European languages there is some
>> greek background to be found.
> Most people in India, AFAIK will have a problem pronouncing
> "mathetria" or "hephaestus". Sticking to a Greek name which is also
> used in English would be better for users other than in
> Europe/America.
> -Anshul
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Hephaistos, in old roman culture, was called Vulcan, more easy to
pronounce (and write)
And I guess all the linuxians fan of Star Trek will support this name.


Marianne (Jehane) Lombard
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