KDE Applications rename to KDE Apps Bundle

Albert Astals Cid aacid at kde.org
Thu May 16 21:04:22 BST 2019

El dimecres, 15 de maig de 2019, a les 17:51:14 CEST, Luigi Toscano va escriure:
> Nate Graham ha scritto:
> > On 5/11/19 4:44 AM, Elvis Angelaccio wrote:
> >> While I find "Apps Bundle" better than "Applications", it still wouldn't
> >> be a perfect fit. We should find a better name, ideally as catchy as
> >> "Plasma" is, but I don't know if we can.
> >>
> >> How about going back to "KDE Software Compilation YY.MM" instead?
> > 
> > That seems even worse because it becomes unclear why Plasma and Frameworks
> > aren't included in it.
> > 
> > Names have meaning; they're not just for catchy marketing purposes. The
> > fundamental problem is that we're trying to name something we haven't actually
> > defined: What *is* the apps bundle? Why does it exist? What's the logic for
> > its contents?
> Names are also names for name's sake. See Firefox, Dolphin, Opera.
> Of course Software Compilation does not work as well.
> To answer your question: any name which does not contain generic terms like
> "apps" and "bundle" would do. A single name, exactly like "Plasma".
> In my work like, the main "product" is called "OpenStack" and each release is
> a collection of services with their own names and their own version numbers
> (Nova, Cinder, Swift, Oslo, etc) and everything is regularly packaged.

i.e. we could just invent a new name.
  KDE Galaxy

Personally i'd be much in favor a new random name than changing Applications to Apps Bundle, that is basically calling it the same way.


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