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Re: Renaming Noise
I agree with Jaap and i'm against rename it...
Also i don't like Tempo, Noise is much better...
2012/11/19 Jaap Broekhuizen <jaapz.b@xxxxxxxxx>
> Don't we already present Noise in the OS as a music player? Doesn't the
> icon have the purpose of showing the user what the app probably does?
> IMO "Noise" relates more to music than "Tempo" does. Also, if we are going
> this way with Noise because the name should directly show people what the
> app does, we should probably rename Geary and Midori too. And the makers of
> Empathy, Skype, Spotify, Steam, Firefox, Opera, Launchpad, Google Plus,
> Banshee, Clementine should probably have to start to think about a new name
> When we moved from Beatbox to our own fork the choice was made to name it
> "Noise". That already resulted in some confusion among the users. Renaming
> it again will only yet again result in more confusion.
> There will always be people who say a certain name is not good for the
> app, or that it is weird. The same will happen when you rename it to
> "Tempo", or any other name for that matter.
> IMO Noise should only be renamed if there is a really, really good reason
> to, and some users complaining it may sound negative is a good reason, i
> think. Also when you choose to rename it, the new name should be
> significantly better than the old name, if you want to show the confused
> users that it was really necessary and useful to make the change.
> Just my two cents,
> Op ma, nov 19, 2012 at 3:14 ,David Gomes <david@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> schreef:
> It's trivial to you because you know what Noise is. It's a media player,
> you know it.
> For people who don't, it's better if that name it is installed under in
> the computer is "Music Player" or something like that. It's easier for most
> On Mon, Nov 19, 2012 at 1:23 PM, Jaap Broekhuizen | Mobiel <
> jaapz.b@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> What is "many"? Seems like a trivial thing to me...
>> "Sergey "Shnatsel" Davidoff" <sergey@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>schreef:
>> >2012/11/19 Jaap Broekhuizen <jaapz.b@xxxxxxxxx>:
>> >> Is there an actual logical reason to rename Noise?
>> >"Noise" is perceived as something negative by many (the kind of people
>> >who are not crazy about metal or industrial), that's it AFAIK.
>> >Sergey "Shnatsel" Davidoff
>> >OS architect @ elementary
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