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Month: December 2015

Re: [trinity-devel] Re: [trinity-users] DANGEROUS LINUX PROGRAM CALLED "TRINITY"

From: Michael Howard <mike@...>
Date: Sun, 27 Dec 2015 13:39:19 +0000
On 26/12/2015 20:54, Lisi Reisz wrote:
> On Saturday 26 December 2015 20:44:31 Michael Howard wrote:
>> On 26/12/2015 19:17, Lisi Reisz wrote:
>>> On Saturday 26 December 2015 18:00:35 Michele Calgaro wrote:
>>>> The K was originally suggested to stand for "Kool", but it was
>>> *****quickly****
>>>> decided that the K should stand for nothing in particular.
>>> Because of the horror that suggestion would have produced in some of us.
>> Who is the rest of 'some of us'?
> Do you really want a list?  How long a list?  We are a not small section of
> the population still.  (Note:  I said "you", not "u", as does the majority of
> the people on this list.)  I haven't noticed you saying "u".


Sorry, don't   get that bit.

> Mind you, the Ford Ka still seems to be selling.   But not to me.

To me neither, and not least because of the name!

>>>     I
>>> _could_ not have used something called "Kool".
>> Which is probably why they changed their minds.
> Quite!!  That is what I was suggesting.  It was, I am sure, very off-putting
> to most of those choosing the name.

I doubt it. Program/application names aren't necessarily meant to make 
sense or be 'real' words and quite frankly, I couldn't care less about a 
name, Kool Desktop Environment is fine by me, just as Klop, Knock, 
Kanything in fact would have been, as long as it worked, but hey, each 
to their own. I wasn't have a dig, just a bit of Christmas joviality.

Have a good one.

Mike Howard