[kde-community] Renaming KScreenGenie

Boudhayan Gupta bgupta at kde.org
Wed Aug 26 14:24:21 UTC 2015


Hi,

>> I personally always disliked this choice, since someone called Words a program
>> about words. It's like "stealing" a generic name from common usage.
>>
>> That said, I also think that the name should be unique, which means no double
>> name in different environment, or it would be complicated.
>>
>> My personal vote is for anything but a generic name.
>
> I'm sharing this exact PoV, so here is another vote against the generic
> name.

I'm not even considering generic names. I couldn't have put the reason
better in words myself than tosky did.

As the votes stand now, the name will probably be Kapture (+3), but
I'm still hoping that someone can suggest a non-K name that's a real
thing (not ScreenGenie or some made up thing; like Dolphin is a real
thing) and that blows everyone's minds away.

What do you guys think about Selfie anyway? I wasn't able to find any
app that was called Selfie, and after the initial cringe, I gave it
some thought and my two cents - I like the edgy, err, youthful,
totally non-enterprise, couldn't give two hoots about "corporate
branding" vibe that this gives off. And of course, I couldn't say this
enough times, a screenshot is a computer taking a selfie.

-- BG



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