Re: Possible new name for "deity"
- To: email@example.com
- Subject: Re: Possible new name for "deity"
- From: Joel Klecker <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Sun, 1 Mar 1998 04:52:01 -0800
- Message-id: <email@example.com>
- In-reply-to: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
At 06:36 +0000 1998-02-28, email@example.com wrote:
>Oh come on. Why call it Deity when you can just call it "God". Deity
>isn't arrogant enough :-)
I have another reason to avoid the name "deity", people can't spell it
correctly. If I had a dollar for every time I've seen it called "diety"...
I also don't like the name trove. Here's why: When I think of a trove, I
think of a collection of items; a package manager isn't a collection of
items, it manages items.
adam is a good name for an administration tool, but Deity is only a package
manager, therefore using adam as a name for it is a waste. "packrat" is
My idea is "dusk" (Package Manager == PM, "the sun has set on package
Joel "Espy" Klecker Debian GNU/Linux Developer <mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org>
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receive it. -- Austin O'Malley (1858-1952)
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