[Kst] Bugzilla Versions

Ben Lewis asuomynona at gmail.com
Sun Aug 22 10:43:28 CEST 2010

  I like really KST because it's short but acronyms can be hard to remember... was it KST, KTS or KSB?

Maybe giving it a meaning would make it more memorable e.g. Kde Scientic Trending.

If you're looking for ideas proplot.com and testplot.com are available.

Cheers, Ben

On 22/08/2010 7:49 AM, Barth Netterfield wrote:
> I chose kst because it started with a k and was only three letters long :-)  I normally run it 
> from the command line.
> I originally thought of it as a chart recorder or 'stripchart'.
> I don't have a better name (yet) but a good app slogan might be "explore your data."
> C. Barth Netterfield
> University of Toronto
> 416-845-0946
> On Aug 21, 2010 5:04 PM, <nicolas.brisset at free.fr <mailto:nicolas.brisset at free.fr>> wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > yes that can only help, unless FITS support is not production-ready yet (I'm not a FITS user, I 
> have no idea how good the support is compared to the other tools people can use to work with FITS).
> > In the same order of ideas, I think I once mailed the CDF and netCDF sites to tell them kst had 
> gained support for them (at least partly, we should still extend it) but I don't think they ever 
> updated their web pages.
> >
> > By the way, strangely nobody commented on my suggestion to change the name of the application 
> (at least for the 2.x series). If we ever want to go that way, now would be a good time and we 
> should do it *before* advertising the new version!
> > Does anybody have an opinion on that?
> > I am personnally in favor of it. Barth, I don't know where the name comes from and please don't 
> be offended but I find the name neither expressive (who could gather the idea that it's a plotting 
> tool from the name?) nor "sexy". I've not given it much thought, but to kick off the brainstorming 
> I'd suggest "powerplot" or "powerplotter". That would surely increase the hit rate by Google when 
> looking for plot tools, especially if we create a site with that string in the URL as I've noticed 
> that sites with keywords in the URL seem to get high scores. And more people may want to give it a 
> try.
> > OK, I've just seen that this name is already taken. So let's just use it as an incentive to 
> unleash your creativity!
> >
> > Nicolas
> > ----- "Peter Kümmel" <syntheticpp at gmx.net <mailto:syntheticpp at gmx.net>> a écrit :
> >
> >> nicolas.brisset at free.fr <mailto:nicolas.brisset at free.fr>:
> >> > 2) we definitely need *more press work*.
> >>
> >> We could list Kst in the various file-format articles in Wikipedia.
> >>
> >> For instance somewhere in the section "Using FITS files" at
> >> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/FITS
> >>
> >> Peter
> >>
> >>
> >>
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