[Mageia-discuss] A name for mageia-app-db
fjanss at gmail.com
Fri Feb 11 12:38:00 CET 2011
On Fri, Feb 11, 2011 at 12:02, Samuel Verschelde <stormi at laposte.net> wrote:
> Le vendredi 11 février 2011 11:53:28, Michael Scherer a écrit :
> > Le jeudi 10 février 2011 à 23:58 +0100, Samuel Verschelde a écrit :
> > > 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
> > > 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 will feel weird to have Mageia in the application name. In fact, I
> > > already plan to run instances of the application for opensuse, fedora
> > > 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.
> > What about adding :
> > - a name that could inspire a logo
> > - a name that is not trademarked
> > - a name that is not already used on freshmeat nor as a package on the
> > major distro
> Indeed, that was kind of implicit, but better saying it loud :)
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