[kde-community] Renaming KScreenGenie

Carl Symons carlsymons at gmail.com
Mon Aug 24 14:47:31 UTC 2015

On 08/24/2015 07:36 AM, Jaroslaw Staniek wrote:
> 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.

How about "Screenshot"?

Snapshot has an established meaning...
"In computer systems, a snapshot is the state of a system at a 
particular point in time."

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