Re: Cheesy

On Fri, 2008-01-25 at 09:09 +0700, Theppitak Karoonboonyanan wrote:
> Translating the cheese package, my friend raised a question:
> what does "cheesy" in "A cheesy program to take photos ..." mean?
> It looks like cheese, or it's of poor quality, or it tends to cause
> smiles like when saying "cheese"?

"Cheesy" generally means of poor quality. Here, it is most
likely being used tongue-in-cheek, and is also a pun on the
name of the package. This is difficult to translate, but
I think that the closest equivalent would be "fun program...",
or "not-so-important program...".


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