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

Maarten Vanraes maarten.vanraes at gmail.com
Fri Feb 11 17:40:05 CET 2011

Op donderdag 10 februari 2011 23:58:12 schreef Samuel Verschelde:
> 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

imo, we can probably use $name and config it, so forks can just reconfigure.

also, why not Mageia Kitchen or AppKitchen ?

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