[Mageia-discuss] A name for mageia-app-db (round 2)

Rob Thomson robt at firscot.com
Sun Feb 13 11:35:35 CET 2011

On 13/02/11 01:14, Philippe DIDIER wrote:
> I proposed packalog but if you want to avoid pack in the name we could
> as well try
> appalog (linking with catalog)
> or even
> applogia (not apologia !!!!) or appsologia or applicologia
> building it the same way as science or discuss about something
> (eco-logia, psycho-logia, etc...) not very nice for a linguist because
> being an hybrid of latin and greek roots (nevertheless quite easy to
> understand)
> it ends nearly the same as mageia (and is pronounced the same way...)
> logismikologia would be more canonical (using only greek roots) but less
> understandable
> Making hybrids from english and greek may push a linguist to hara-kiri
> (or indeed seppuku 切腹) but is quite funny :
> softologia softolog and may be understood by everybody !
How about - "*App*(lication) - *Buffet*" or perhaps "*Soft*(ware) - 
*Buffet*" maybe just "*Mageia Buffet*"

In the context of food people get to pick and choose from a variety of 
offerings and perhaps comment about
their choices at the table.

Also the word "Buffet" is I believe relevant across a variety of languages.


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