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Re: The Big ACL Opening



On Sat, 2008-10-18 at 00:51 -0400, Paul W. Frields wrote:
> 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."
> 

OdinPackager? 
WednesdayPackager?

-sv



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