"LMNS" or "elememts"...I like this way of pronounce!

Also I like recursive acronyms too much: "LMMS Music-Maker Solutions"



> Date: Sat, 26 Mar 2011 03:31:26 -0700
> From: mkrus18@hotmail.com
> To: lmms-devel@lists.sourceforge.net
> Subject: Re: [LMMS-devel] LMMS name change (was: Some design ideas)
>
>
> LMMS is already a 'brand'. 1000+ of pages on the net uses LMMS as metadata.
> It would be a mistake to loose the acronym LMMS, but the isue has already
> been given a posible solution, that i for one like and do use :
> LMMS is the name but its pronaunced 'Elements'
> Its easy to pronaunce, make sence and preserve the aconym/ brand
> The discussion on this can be found right here on nabble.
> Br.
>
>
>
> kevinfishburne wrote:
> >
> > On 03/25/2011 11:43 AM, Rob wrote:
> >> On Friday 25 March 2011 11:26, Stéphane THOMAS wrote:
> >>> LMMS stands for Linux Multi Media Studio although it has never been a
> >>> multimedia app but a sound and music app. It is no longer linux only
> >>> but multiplatform. The name "LMMS" is ugly.
> >>> I'm not sure if it's still a thing to do, after all LMMS started to
> >>> become popular and maybe change the name would lead to some confusion.
> >> Well, since they didn't seem too keen on any of the names we users
> >> suggested, there's always the option of going halfway: keeping the
> >> initialism "LMMS" to ease the transition, but changing what it stands for
> >> to something like "Luminous Music Making Studio".
> >>
> >> grep ^l /usr/share/dict/words |less and start looking for L-words ;)
> >>
> >> Rob
> >
> > I changed the subject as not to hijack the thread, hope that's okay.
> >
> > LMMS is in dire need of a name change, as loath as many people are to do
> > so. I'm fine with most OSS's obscure names (GIMP, GNOME, K3b, etc.), but
> > I agree with Stéphane's points completely and think this should be a
> > rare exception. While it sounds unlikely due to its seeming
> > superficiality at first look, I think that in the long term a GOOD name
> > change will help LMMS's popularity.
> >
> > Something clean, common and easy to remember and pronounce in any
> > language would be good. I'd also handle the transition the same way that
> > Azureus did with Vuze. "Vuze, formerly known as Azureus" in the splash
> > screen. In the repositories "azureus" became a metapackage that pulled
> > in the "vuze" package. The logo stayed the same (blue poison dart frog).
> > Banks and such undergoing acquisition by other banks use similar
> > strategies to consolidate their brand over six months to a year.
> >
> > My suggestion is "Siren". That's nine syllables shorter that "Linux
> > Multimedia Studio" and two shorter than LMMS. It's one word and
> > phonetically simple for both western and eastern languages (sai ren or
> > see rain). Is LMMS not a dangerous creature that lures you in with
> > enchanting music and voices?
> >
> > http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Siren
> >
> > I found one obscure app using the name:
> >
> > http://www.scarabee-software.net/en/download.html
> >
> > Sonic Foundry, now owned by Sony, had an app called Siren but I don't
> > think it's maintained any longer. So it looks like it's pretty much up
> > for grabs without having checked every nation's trademark database.
> >
> > What does everyone think?
> >
> > --
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