Formal complaint concerning the use of the name "System Settings" by GNOME

Thomas Zander zander at
Mon Jul 25 09:30:03 BST 2011

On Monday 25 July 2011 07.49.17 Scott Kitterman wrote:
> I haven't seen anything in any mailing list posts that is nearly as
> aggressive  as knowningly reusing a name that was in use like
> systemsettings.

Please don't assume that was an agressive act.

I can totally see that someone that goes with the assumption that a piece of 
software is only usable on one desktop won't have problems if you call a 
similar piece of software the same on your desktop.

In general; please stop assuming ;)  (ask politely first)
Thomas Zander

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