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

Marc Paré marc at marcpare.com
Sat Feb 12 12:51:12 CET 2011


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Le 2011-02-10 17:58, Samuel Verschelde a écrit :
> 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

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