[kde-community] Renaming KScreenGenie

Jaroslaw Staniek staniek at kde.org
Mon Aug 24 14:36:32 UTC 2015

On 24 August 2015 at 16:00, Luigi Toscano <luigi.toscano at tiscali.it> wrote:
> Jaroslaw Staniek ha scritto:
>> On 24 August 2015 at 15:53, Martin Klapetek <martin.klapetek at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On Mon, Aug 24, 2015 at 9:24 AM, Boudhayan Gupta <bgupta at kde.org> wrote:
>>>> On 24 August 2015 at 18:45, Martin Klapetek <martin.klapetek at gmail.com>
>>>> wrote:
>>>>> KSnapshot2.
>>>> One of the points brought up was that KDE Applications are moving away
>>>> from using a K-prefixed name, so I want to ride that bandwagon.
>>> My other suggestion would then be Snapshot. Keeps it simple and
>>> recognizable,
>>> kinda tied to KSnapshot even, no need for the fancy/cryptic names, I'd say.
>> +1
>> If KSnapshot is going to be abandoned why to loose the great privilege
>> to use the Snapshot name.
> If there are other "Snapshot" applications around, it's a no-go.

KDE Screenshot Utility
(c) 1997-...

For me it was around earlier and we, as the community, had the K
prefix for the same purpose others has Microsoft or Oracle but just
harder to understand/pronounce.

But here the maintainer has more to say. To me there's a lot of sense
in Snapshot, the same sense that made let us to introduce some new
names for Calligra.

regards, Jaroslaw Staniek

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