Plasma Mobile Components -> Kirigami (?)

Thomas Pfeiffer thomas.pfeiffer at
Wed Feb 24 14:57:34 UTC 2016

On Mittwoch, 24. Februar 2016 15:12:16 CET Aleix Pol wrote:
> 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.

It's not that immediate, true, but "Material Design" also only becomes clear 
once you know what it is.
> 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.

Exactly, that was the goal :)

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