[kde-community] Renaming KScreenGenie

Carl Symons carlsymons at gmail.com
Sat Sep 19 12:52:59 UTC 2015


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On Saturday, September 19, 2015 05:36:22 PM rajeev bhatta wrote:
> I personally agree with Luigi that the name should not be a generic name,
> specifically to not get multiple confusing results in search engines.
> 
> 
> Like the name selfie..but it will be nightmare finding the app in google if
> looking for selfie
> 
> 
> Thanks
> 
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> 
> From:"Luigi Toscano" <luigi.toscano at tiscali.it>
> Date:Sat, Sep 19, 2015 at 2:47 AM
> Subject:Re: [kde-community] Renaming KScreenGenie
> 
> 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




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