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Re: [school-discuss] Open Source School Admin Package Name
On Fri, 27 Sep 2002, David Bucknell wrote:
> You're right. Open Admin for Schools is very good. Besides, it has that
> self-deprecating quality for which free software is infamous: OAFS for short.
> You could say it's made for them, rather than by them.
LOL! I never even thought of that! But you're absolutely right, I like the
acronym too....OAFS (or OAfS).....describes certain elements of my Grade
11 class. <grin>
Ok, I'm going to stick with this... (or should I say I'm going to stick
"wit" this. )
Thanks for pointing this out, Dave!
> P.S. I also like Open Schoolmin
> Quoting Les Richardson <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> > Yes, absolutely right. It doesn't really communicate about schools, but
> > how to do that while still communicating "Open" as in "Open source" and
> > Admin as in "administration/management".
> > Open Smin
> > Open Sadmin
> > Open Schoolmin
> > Open School Admin
> > Open Admin for Schools ... I kinda like this.
> > Open School Management
> > Open Kidmin
> > Open ...
> > Ok, free assocation time...
> > <grin>
> > Les
> > On Fri, 27 Sep 2002, Teemu wrote:
> > > On Friday 27 September 2002 03:43, Les Richardson wrote:
> > > > thanks to all those who suggested names...
> > > >
> > > > The one I like is called "Open Admin", since it describes the intent of
> > > > what I wrote quite well.
> > >
> > > The name is very descriptive but doesn't tell if it's especially targeted
> > for
> > > schools. "Open Admin" brings a lot of ideas in mind what it could be.
> > > Not a problem though. I'm just not personally a big fan of acronyms or very
> > > descriptive names. But that's just me, right?
> > >
> > > --
> > > Sincerely,
> > >
> > > Teemu Arina
> > >
> > > http://www.mimerdesk.org
> > >
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