[KimDaBa] New name for KimDaBa?

Ricky ricky at linuxbourg.ch
Sun Apr 24 23:48:12 CEST 2005


Hi Jesper,

I agree that a new name would not be bad.

First I thought of Kalbum, but this name is already taken. So I searched 
a little bit further and I'm coming up with the following name:

  -- Kaleidoskop -- (alternate spelling: Kaleidoscope)

While everyone of us knows what a kaleidoscope is, few know the real 
meaning: it's "beautiful image viewer" in greek. I guess that when 
somebody is using KimDaBa, they want to view (and show) their beautiful 
images. And then, also, a kaleidoscope always shows new combinations of 
items, which is also done by KimDaBa: first see all photos taken this 
month, then, since one of them shows aunt Anna, you can switch the view 
to see all photos of aunt Anna. And then you come across the wedding of 
your brother, and here you go. Maybe it's a little bit far-fetched, but 
why not?

Erich 'Ricky' Iseli

Jesper K. Pedersen wrote:
> Fellow KDE developers are pushing me to change KimDaBa's name to something 
> more easy to associate to its doing.
> 
> They claim that KimDaBa will gain much more users with a "better" name - and 
> more users is like a drug to me, so I'm listening.
> 
> First, What do you think, should I give in and rename it?
> Second, any good suggestions for a "better" name?
> 
> Cheers
> Jesper.
> 



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