[kde-community] Renaming KScreenGenie

Luigi Toscano luigi.toscano at tiscali.it
Fri Sep 18 21:17:25 UTC 2015


Eike Hein ha scritto:
> 
> 
> On 09/01/2015 10:08 PM, Boudhayan Gupta wrote:
>> Ladies and gentlemen, I'll take a decision on this in the next couple
>> of days. As it stands now, Pixie is a universal favourite but we can't
>> use it for copyright reasons.
>>
>> Kapture seems to have the most number of votes, so if nothing changes
>> I'll go with that.
> 
> 
> I'd like to object to using Kapture for a number of reasons
> ... apologies for getting involved at this late hour, I was
> on vacation for most of this thread :)
> [..]
> 
> 
> Personally I'm a big fan of the "Selfie" suggestion:
> [...]

Can't we really find something that
- doesn't have a "k"
- is not a generic name?

Generic names are bad for many reasons (including, but not only, when you look
for information about the program on any search engine).

That said, I'm not stopping the renaming (even if I dislike Selfie), I'm not
anyone here. I suspect someone else will poke again in two weeks and ask again
why it was renamed this way, though.

Ciao
-- 
Luigi




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