Brainstorming for the manager project name!

Jannis Pohlmann info at
Tue Aug 16 16:36:09 CEST 2005

Pasi Orovuo schrieb:
> On Tue, Aug 16, 2005 at 12:48:38PM +0200, Jannis Pohlmann wrote:
>>Good morning,
>>if nothing is opposed to the package manager project we discussed
>>lately, I'd like to introduce the great brainstorming for a project name
>>with a few suggestions.
>>They mainly follow the current naming scheme which is, in general,
>>storms (or wasn't Thunar kind of a storm?). They all have to do with the
>>origin of hurricanes -- I thought this might fit very well, since the
>>program is supposed to bring us "storms" in terms of Thunar, Orage and
>>so on.
>>These are my proposals (I don't have a personal favorite yet):
>>  - Surge
>>  - Ambiance
>>  - Velocity
>>  - Cyclone
>>  - Updraft/Ascent
>>Any ideas are greatly appreciated!
>>Kind regards,
> Hi,
> Here's a few suggestions that sprung up from Jannis' ideas. They don't
> adhere to the rule "They all have to with the origin of hurricanes",
> but I find them nice names and perhaps suitable for the mix. Weren't
> we supposed to be brainstorming here anyway? ;)
> Here we go:
>  - Aurora
>  - Corona
> Aurora is my definite favourite. The astronomic term for northern
> lights. Means 'the dawn' in French (and Latin I think) as well.
> A Corona is the "halo" that surrounds a star. It could be seen as
> something that surrounds Xfce and extends and spreads it (at least if
> tried really hard;). Unfortunately it's also a beer label, which
> makes this one a bit less appealing (good beer though).
> A quick (stress on the word quick) search on Google came with no results
> that'd conflict with use of any of these names names in the proposed
> project.
> Yeah, I need better things to do. ;)
> -Pasi

Hey, I really like "Aurora".

- Jannis

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