david powell achiestdragon at
Mon Nov 12 20:43:18 CET 2007

On Monday 12 November 2007 19:25:40 Boudewijn Rempt wrote:
> On Monday 12 November 2007, Moritz Moeller wrote:
> > The whole 'K' thing is the opposite of creative. I still remember when I
> > used KDE for the first time years ago. It struck me as so uttely
> > childish. Like a toddler's approach to branding. ;)
> > Anything with the word "art" in it should be a taboo imho. Anyone who
> > works professionally with such software knows it's rarely about art but
> > much more about applied craft.
> >
> > To throw something in as well: 'Atelier' :)
> > The French word for '(artist's) studio' used commonly throughout Europe
> > to refer to such a locality.
> >
> Eh... Atelier has also come up before. In fact, Inge Wallin (the KOffice
> marketing man and kchart hacker) has grabbed that domain in case we want to
> use it. But, well... It's got a 'k' in there. However, when given the
> choice between Tempera (Suite) and (K)Atelier, I'd still go for Tempera.
> It's much easier to pronounce for me when I have to give a presentation in
> English :-).
but it does give the impression that its more of an international effort even 
if its difficult to pronounce 
its also unique and prominent something that would be remberable like is the 
case for krita 

 (K)Atelier  seems better to me than kreative... or tempera naming 

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