[Mageia-discuss] A name for mageia-app-db

Bogdan CAZACU cazacu.bogdan at gmail.com
Fri Feb 11 09:37:53 CET 2011

Hey guys :)

How about "App Cauldron" or "App Cube" (referring to cubing in SQL BIDS

Best regards,
Romanian Translation Team

On 11 February 2011 00:58, Samuel Verschelde <stormi at laposte.net> wrote:

> As Marcello pointed out, mageia-app-db is not the best name we can find for
> our
> application database.
> So let's try to find one :)
> Some constraints :
> - preferably a name without "Mageia" in it. Why ? Because this tool could
> be
> used for various distributions. Of course, the Mageia instance will have
> Mageia's logo and name on it (and we are creating it as a part of the
> Mageia
> project), but if someday another distribution wants to use it, it will feel
> weird to have Mageia in the application name. In fact, I already plan to
> run
> instances of the application for opensuse, fedora and mandriva (no, nobody
> asked me to do it, but it will be easy to do, and this will help me keep in
> mind that the application must not entirely depend on distribution specific
> stuff, or only via modules/plugins).
> - a name with a meaning carrying at least some part of the goals of the
> application, but without forgetting that it's still an application (and
> packages) database.
> Some people have already proposed :
> Mageia Find Out
> Mageia Application Database/Discovery/Foundry
> Mageia Application Warehouse/Mall/Store/Shop
> Mageia - Explore Applications
> Mageia - World of Applications
> But other suggestions are still welcome.
> Best regards
> Samuel Verschelde
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