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Re: The Big ACL Opening



On Fri, 2008-10-17 at 18:31 -0400, Chuck Anderson wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 17, 2008 at 03:54:25PM -0600, Stephen John Smoogen wrote:
> > On Fri, Oct 17, 2008 at 3:01 PM, Alan Cox <alan redhat com> wrote:
> > >> FWIW, I really don't care, and am fine with uberpackager, ultrapacakger,
> > >> and superpackager.
> > >
> > > Super is probably sane enough but English has a long and distinguished
> > > history of stealing other peoples words and using them wrongly so uber- in
> > > English [ab]use is not atypical ;)
> > >
> > 
> > or adding them together... super-ultra-ginormous packager.
> > 
> > super was used a lot so it was no longer super. I think that is when
> > Ultra was the new super.. Uber was the 80's new Super since it 'should
> > have' umlauts like any 'proper' Germanic word. I mean how else can you
> > have a rock band name without umlauts.  I think gi-normous  is the
> > current generations super...
> 
> How about a more neutral term?
> 
> experiencedpackager
> trustedpackager
> 
> Here's some that imply scope rather than "l33tness"? (no, lets not use 
> l33tpackager as fun as it sounds).  Since those packagers can touch 
> (almost) all packages how about:
> 
> globalpackager
> universepackager
> everypackager

"Allpackager," kind of like "allspice."

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