Unsexy name for remote file systems

Sandahl * sandahlb at gmail.com
Thu Apr 22 16:13:38 BST 2010


I don't think there is any definition for Gigolo other than "paid escort" to
put it nicely.
Reminds me of the David Lee Roth song.

"Just a gigolo
everywhere I go
people know the part
I'm playing

Paid for every dance
selling each romance
every night some heart
betraying"

On Wed, Apr 21, 2010 at 9:11 PM, Larry Cafiero <larry.cafiero at gmail.com>wrote:

> GIMP, while not such a hot name, is an acronym for GNU Image Manipulation
> Program, and is not meant as a slight against those with mobility
> limitations, however slight or severe.
>
> Gigolo . . . I don't know.
>
> Larry Cafiero
>
> On Wed, Apr 21, 2010 at 9:02 PM, David Collins <david.8.collins at gmail.com>wrote:
>
>> Can I make an appeal to put the needs of the newbies first when coming up
>> with names?
>> The old-timers either know or can guess that behind 'Remote File Systems'
>> lurks Gigolo, but the new user has no idea what 'Gigolo' means (might have a
>> few imaginative guesses, though) :)
>> (The idea below seems reasonable, also.)
>>
>>
>> On Thu, Apr 22, 2010 at 5:38 AM, Jarno Suni <jarno.ilari.suni at gmail.com>wrote:
>>
>>> GIMP is called "GIMP Image Editor" in the Xfce menu. I suppose a more
>>> informative name can be expanded for Gigolo, too.
>>>
>>>
>>
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