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Re: App Naming Nazi (was: Re: Gstreamer)

From: M. Grabert
Subject: Re: App Naming Nazi (was: Re: Gstreamer)
Date: Wed, 21 Jan 2004 00:31:21 +0000 (GMT)

On Tue, 20 Jan 2004, [iso-8859-1] René Berber wrote:

> >> - GPlayer.app: What MoviePlayer.app was before.
> >
> > I loved everything you said to this point in your email, so don't let this
> > negative comment overshadow the fact that I think the project is great, but 
> > I
> > do not think we need any more ridiculous GWhatever names. Why append G? Why
> > is that necessary? *MANY* here consider that extremely bad style, and I am 
> > in
> > that group. Does the G buy you anything? Does it tell you what the app does?
> > Then why put it there in the first place? Why presume nonportability?
> What about G for Gsteamer?

By this rationale we should better call it GSPlayer.app  *duck*

> Stop the dumb remarks.

Sorry, couldn't resist ;-P

Greetings, Max

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