Plasma Mobile Components -> Kirigami (?)

Aleix Pol aleixpol at
Wed Feb 24 14:12:16 UTC 2016

On Wed, Feb 24, 2016 at 2:36 PM, Marco Martin <notmart at> wrote:
> On Tuesday 23 February 2016 12:51:12 Thomas Pfeiffer wrote:
>> We could even play with it immediately when announcing the name, saying
>> something like "You all know how much we love names with a K, but this time,
>> instead of just randomly replacing Cs with Ks, we found a name that comes
>> with a built-in K (thank you, Japanese)!"
>> Like Material Design, Kirigami would be more than just a set of UI
>> components, it comes with its own design philosophy documented in the HIG.
> I interpret the lack of answers as nobody having issues with it.. so I think I
> can start making preparations for the move
> (of course not immediately, so if somebody has anything to object, speak now
> or be quiet forever :p )

I think it's ok as a name, probably hard to link what it is from the
name, but then it's a technical component.

On the other hand, I like how it drops Plasma on the name, so it
doesn't link you necessarily with the shell and drops mobile as well,
so it opens to more uses of the components.


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