dnf versus yum

poma pomidorabelisima at gmail.com
Fri Jan 3 01:40:33 UTC 2014


On 03.01.2014 02:31, Richard Vickery wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 2, 2014 at 5:28 PM, Chuck Anderson <cra at wpi.edu> wrote:
> 
>> On Fri, Jan 03, 2014 at 02:18:52AM +0100, poma wrote:
>>> On 03.01.2014 01:06, Bob Arendt wrote:
>>>
>>>> As a runner, DNF already has a specific meaning for me.
>>>> If you're picking random letters for a project to avoid
>>>> existing collisions, you might also consider tossing the
>>>> set back into the bag they have a well-established meaning
>>>> in other domains.  Just saying - it might do well to change
>>>> the name to something with positive or at least neutral
>>>> collateral meaning.  "yum" probably had some positive benefits
>>>> in this regard.
>>>
>>> "Yum" has sentimental value and is practically a trademark, so
>>> 1. yuma - Yellowdog Updater, Modified Again
>>> 2. yum2 - Yellowdog Updater, Modified II
>>> 3. yumrelo - Yellowdog Updater, Modified Reloaded
>>> 6. yum-ng - Yellowdog Updater, Modified NG (Next Generation)
>>> 5. yum-ak - Yellowdog Updater, Modified AK (Ales Kozumplik)
>>> 4. yum-novus - Yellowdog Updater, Modified New
>>> 7. yummy - Yellowdog Updater, Modified My
>>
>> How about:
>>
>> fu - Fedora Updater.
>> fum - Fedora Updater, Modified.
>>
>> fu has a positive connotation: "fu, a particle or suffix that can mean
>> "intensity" [1].
>>
>> Or, we can just forget about any connotation, like apparently we did
>> when coming up with "fedup".
>>
>> LOL - Is this supposed to be a play on words / accronyms?

Haha, actually pretty cool!
0. yum-fu - Yellowdog Updater, Modified Fu (No need to explain)


poma




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