[Mageia-discuss] A name for mageia-app-db (round 2)
maarten.vanraes at gmail.com
Sun Feb 13 13:06:40 CET 2011
Op zondag 13 februari 2011 12:30:50 schreef Wolfgang Bornath:
> 2011/2/13 Rob Thomson <robt at firscot.com>:
> > 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.
> Agreed. The word is positive and does not have commercial relations.
> It's also a synonym for meeting people, informal environment, etc.
I like Buffet or Kitchen
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