[kde-community] Renaming KScreenGenie

Jos van den Oever jos at vandenoever.info
Wed Aug 26 15:04:15 UTC 2015


On Wednesday 26 August 2015 19:54:21 Boudhayan Gupta wrote:
> 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.

Pixie




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