Name for the new tool

Matthew Burgess matthew at linuxfromscratch.org
Thu Dec 16 12:17:52 PST 2004


Matthew Burgess wrote:
> Boris Buegling wrote:
> 
>> Mornin',
>>
>> we are just trying to decide on a name for new ALFS tool. The folks 
>> who are in #alfs-dev agreed that nALFS2 wouldn't be an accurate name, 
>> because the tool is not based on the old nALFS and Neven isn't a part 
>> of the team anymore. We'd also want a non-mooLFS name for change :)
>>
>> My person top 5:
>>
>> 1) Moongoo (obvious, wasn't it?)
> 
> 
> Uggh, unfortunately I realise you *are* being serious with this 
> suggestion.  Come on folks, does this have some meaning that I'm not 
> aware of?  It means nothing to me, and doubtless others will see no 
> apparent link between this and the other LFS projects.
> 
>> 2) cALFSkin (still mooLFS, but punny)
> 
> 
> Nope, see above.
> 
>> 3) lair (Linux Automated Installation Ressource)
> 
> 
> Hmmm.  Getting there, but like someone else said, I'm not sure about the 
> need/desire for another acronym, especially as one as fragile/strained 
> as this one.
> 
>> 4) amass (Automated Manipulation of ALFS Simple Syntax or Automatic 
>> Moongoo Alterations of Super Squirrels)
> 
> 
> Again, getting there - obviously only when taking the first expansion 
> into consideration.
> 
>> 5) assparser (ALFS simple syntax parser)
> 
> 
> Yeah, right!  It's also dependent on the ALFS Simple Syntax, which may 
> (or may not?) change.
> 
>> Any comments are welcome.
> 
> 
> Well, here's my own:
> 
> "Beacon - huh?"

Uggh, damned quotes.  That should have read

"Beacon".  Huh?



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