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

andre999 andr55 at laposte.net
Mon Feb 14 23:11:54 CET 2011

Samuel Verschelde a écrit :
> Thanks for all the proposals. I'm starting a new thread to try to give a
> certain (vague) direction to the research.
> - agora, or rather "applications agora" or "AppAgora", but to me agora would
> be the perfect word for a forum. However, with the App prefix or any other word
> sticked or next to it, it may work.

appligora or applagora ?
(mageiagora would be a great name for our forum)

> - mageiatheque : I really like this one, but I'm not sure I can use it for a
> piece of software that will work also with packages or other distributions,
> and I'm also not sure it will be understood (the -theque suffix may not be well
> known enough).

applitheque ?

> Here are also some ideas, I'm throwing them to the list to see if they inspire
> someone :)
> - Forest (or other terms with similar meanings, in english or other languages)
> : I just like trees, and if you see each application as a tree, then mageia-
> app-db could be a forest :). Any good idea around nature concepts (especially
> vegetation) could really please me.

appsilvania or appsylvania ? (application forest, latin root) (from an 
ecology nut)

> - Abondance (french word for abundance), because there are plenty of
> applications available. In the same spirit : "cornucopia" / "horn of plenty".

applicopia ? (plenty of apps)

> And my preferred for now :
> - Applications Galaxy (where each application is a small star in the galaxy).
> I have a good feeling for galaxy.mageia.org

appGalaxy ? (in 1 word)

> I'm sure there are plenty of unexplored names just waiting for us :)
> Best regards
> Samuel Verschelde

my 2 cents :)


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