[Mageia-dev] Mirror layout, round two
maarten.vanraes at gmail.com
Sun Dec 5 22:12:20 CET 2010
Op zondag 05 december 2010 20:49:55 schreef Hoyt Duff:
> On Sun, Dec 5, 2010 at 1:59 PM, Maarten Vanraes
> <maarten.vanraes at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> Since the packages in that repository are there because they're
> >> (potentially) encumbered by patents, why not call it for what it is,
> >> "encumbered"?
> >> --
> >> Erin
> > too difficult
> I suppose that's why nobody liked "supernumerary". 8)
> How about "segregated"? Oh, wait ...
> The problem is that in all languages, words that mean "not part of the
> group", "not one of us" or "not like us" all have negative
> connotations for cultural reasons.
> Perhaps we need an unrelated word that has meaning to Mageia, but
> infers uniqueness without being pejorative.
> I suggest calling it the "paris" repository, a place for unique and
> useful applications that cannot be placed in any other repository for
> whatever reason. Then perhaps any local repository of one-off packages
> could always be labeled "paris-local" by default.
after Paris Hilton? "a place for unique and useful applications that cannot be
placed in any other repository for whatever reason"
sounds like a good comparison...
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