KDE Applications rename to KDE Apps Bundle

Valorie Zimmerman valorie.zimmerman at gmail.com
Tue May 21 20:49:48 BST 2019

On Tue, May 21, 2019 at 12:29 PM Lydia Pintscher <lydia at kde.org> wrote:

> On Tue, May 21, 2019 at 4:36 AM Nate Graham <nate at kde.org> wrote:
> > I like KDE Galaxy! KDE Apps Bundle is also fine IMO.
> >
> > I'm also coming around to the idea that we should do away with the named
> > wrapper entirely and just say "It's KDE apps release day" a few times a
> > year, with greater emphasis on the individual apps names and versions.
> I think we're getting close to the core of the issue.
> There were reasons to create the name in the past but times have
> changed and we should probably look at what we actually want to
> achieve with the name and concept now and if that still matches:
> * Where do we want to use the name and concept?

IMO in two places: 1. policy docs about app release procedures and 2.
announcements and promo around release days and bugfix updates.

> * What exactly do we want to achieve with it?

Spreading the news that KDE makes lots of fantastic software.

> * Who is supposed to use it?

People in the community, app devels, release and promo teams.

> If we have that straightened our then I think agreeing on a name
> change or even abandoning the concept altogether is easier.
> Cheers
> Lydia

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