naming the platform

Matt Rogers mattr at
Fri Apr 28 18:27:10 UTC 2006

On Fri, Apr 28, 2006 at 05:05:55PM +0100, Richard Dale wrote:
> On Friday 28 April 2006 15:49, Matt Rogers wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > Does the KDevelop platform need a new name? I'm ok with
> > kdevplatform, but with solid, plasma, and phonon having such cool names,
> > it would be cool to have one for the platform as well.
> >
> > Please share your ideas on the platform definition page of the kdevelop
> > wiki at
> >
> > I'll collect the ideas from the page in about a week so that we can
> > decide on one.
> >
> > If we just want to go with kdevplatform, then just say so. :)
> I think we should call it the 'the KDevelop platform', or kdevplatform as the 
> name of the directory in the svn. I see absolutely no point in renaming it 
> with some other name, and completely losing the 'brand value' that the name 
> KDevelop has built up over the years.

ahh, right. brand value. i totally forgot about that. The business side
of things is not my strong suit.

If nobody else objects, then I'll start making preparations for the

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