[kde-community] Renaming KScreenGenie

Anne Wilson annew at kde.org
Mon Aug 24 18:43:50 UTC 2015


On 24/08/2015 19:31, Boudhayan Gupta wrote:
> On 24 August 2015 at 20:17, Carl Symons <carlsymons at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 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."
>> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Snapshot_(computer_storage)
> 
> Again, Screenshot came up in the discussions last night, but it's too
> generic, like "Music".
> 
Having said that, "Music" has many different "faces".  "Screenshot"
can't really be anything other than what it is.  I favour names that
tell users what it is intended for, so I'd vote for Screenshot.

Anne


> Apparently Safelight is an app on the Mac, as is Iris and Snap (by
> Groupon, no less). There's no app called Selfie, but I don't think too
> many people like the word "Selfie", and Googling Selfie will bring up
> actual selfies, not the KDE app. But then again, Selfie makes so much
> sense - a screenshot is literally a screen selfie.
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