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LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 23, 2013
An "enum" for Python 3
An unexpected perf feature
LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 16, 2013
A look at the PyPy 2.0 release
"Linux" is an obvious play on "Unix" to those familiar with the field.
I'll grant that "Clang" is a bit of a stretch but it is easy to remember upon understanding "C lang(uage)."
"Libre Office" works better in some languages than others but the fact is that "Open Office" (another good name) was already taken.
I understand the whole Google/Search branding argument but again that is largely a function of marketing and Free Software doesn't have enough of that. We have to have good naming.
I'm much less concerned about naming components like "Clang" than I am with user-visible tool names. Some of my own projects have terrible names but at least they're libraries. :)
TizMee – Tizen compatibility layer for MeeGo
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