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From "William A. Rowe, Jr." <>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Accept project PicaGalley into the Incubator
Date Thu, 07 Aug 2008 03:02:08 GMT
Niclas Hedhman wrote:
> On Wednesday 06 August 2008 04:05:04 Craig L Russell wrote:
>> I don't think the names PicaGalley and Picasa are similar at all.
>> Pica is pronounced with a long "i" and stress on the "i". Picasa has a
>> short "i" and stress on the first "a". So to me they don't even share
>> "pica", which is a very common term in the printing/publishing industry.
>> The name is nowhere close to a problem for me.
> I agree to this analysis. Phonetically not confusing, and disallowing all 
> names that has a "pic", "ture", "pho", "to", "im", "age" in a 
> photo/picture/image system (since they are used one place or the other) is 
> too strict.
> If the proposal for instance was "Pickata", "Pikala", or otherwise 
> phonetically very similar, I would think the concern is substantiated.

And let's not forget that the masot for the O'Reilly book is obvious
(s/c/k) but you might have to be a hiker/climber to catch that book.  Either
that, or be familiar with Pokemon :)

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