Unsexy name for remote file systems

Larry Cafiero larry.cafiero at gmail.com
Thu Apr 22 04:11:35 UTC 2010

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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