achiestdragon at whipy.demon.co.uk
Mon Nov 12 18:56:32 CET 2007
On Monday 12 November 2007 15:00:03 Torsten Rahn wrote:
> On Monday 12 November 2007 14:56:04 Boudewijn Rempt wrote:
> > Sorry for the unthreading... I'm reading my backlog at lists.kde.org
> > while waiting for a long conversion run at work.
> > "Tempera Creativity Suite" I really, really, really like that
> > name.
> I know. The really cheesy "Kreativity" threatened me to find something
> better as soon as possible.
> I'd like to have a name that would
> 1. immediately be recognized by artists to be related to their work
> (*check* for "Tempera")
tempera in English though sounds way to similar to temper that is to flame
and temporary that would lead to a lot of confusion as to if its a perminant
thing or not
> 2. make you _smell_ the color once you just hear it (another *check*, it
> smells like pure creativity)
> 3. have positive related associations with similar words
> ("Temperament", "tempt", "tempera" is derived from the latin word
> "temperare" which is derived from "blending" and "mixing" colors in this
> 4. have a nice sound to it ( nice vowels, ends on "a" -- *check* )
> 5. be rather unique and not taken already (*check*)
> 6. avoid too many discussions with Boudewijn ("hey, Tempera is the required
> medium for Orthodox icons, so no chance for disagreement from Boudewijn"
> So "Tempera" immediately struck me as an obvious possible choice ;-)
> Additionally it goes well with "Karbon", "Pigment" and "Krita" ...
> > I'd also be fine with just "tempera".
> Well that was the idea. Just like the shortened "Marble" and the official
> project name "Marble Desktop Globe" :-)
> > Boudewijn
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