Re: [mousetrap-list] MouseTrap name, should it be changed?
- From: Bryen <suserocks bryen com>
- To: mousetrap-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: [mousetrap-list] MouseTrap name, should it be changed?
- Date: Sun, 02 Nov 2008 18:18:51 -0600
Ok continuing with "Viewpoints", I looked up every language translation
for the word "view" and came up with Catalan's vuere.
How does Vuerepoints sound? I already asked a few friends their
opinions and they thought it was a very sexy name.
On Sun, 2008-11-02 at 17:33 -0600, Bryen wrote:
> Okay, I'm going to propose some sort of variation of Viewpoints. It is
> descriptive enough that it relates to using a cam as a pointer. And it
> has another meaning:
> I've been studying Viewpoints for the past week and have been struck by
> how it related to me as a visually-impaired person. Viewpoints is a
> theory in theatre that deconstructs space and time and studies movement
> as it relates on stage. Since "The Software Formerly Known As
> MouseTrap" is about providing a form of movement for mobility-challenged
> users, I see a connection there as well.
> So, I think Viewpoints would serve us well both technically and
> If we use viewpoints, that's still a generically googled word. Any
> suggestions on a spelling variation of Viewpoints?
> On Sun, 2008-11-02 at 23:50 +0100, Flavio Peroco Premoli wrote:
> > I've to say that I love your ideas =P
> > I would vote for:
> > Wayla (what are you looking at?)
> > Ganht
> > What do you say guys?
> > Cheers
> > David Bolter escribió:
> > > thinking aloud:
> > >
> > > poser
> > > paparazzi
> > > lights camera action!
> > > videomouse
> > > wayla (what are you looking at?)
> > > head language
> > > headshot
> > > mousinghead
> > > headdriver
> > > noogy
> > > noggin
> > > head reader
> > > ganht (ganht's a novel head tracker)
> > >
> > > cheers,
> > > D
> > >
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