[wp-hackers] Some Left-Field names for Canonical Plugins

Doug Stewart zamoose at gmail.com
Tue Dec 8 05:06:48 UTC 2009

On Mon, Dec 7, 2009 at 11:51 PM, Mark Jaquith <markjaquith at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Mon, Dec 7, 2009 at 10:44 PM, Doug Stewart <zamoose at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Feel free to add your own. *grin*
> Some of the ones suggested in jest:
> - Mark-coded (I'll go into seclusion and write them all!)
> - Matt's choice (no community input — Matt picks his favorites based
> on their use of puns and big blue headers)
> - Classy (
> - Finger-licking Good (rated on a 1-5 BBQ-stained fingers scale)
> > (In all seriousness, I think "Endorsed", "Backed", "Supported" or
> > "Recommended" also belong on the real list...)
> Some of these are reasonable contenders. We didn't want to overwhelm
> the poll with too many options!
> One of our concerns is to minimize the "what it says about all the
> other plugins" effect. We don't want everyone else to feel like
> they're being deprecated or downplayed. Imagine what people will call
> the plugins that aren't canonical, based on the names you consider.
I might also recommend the monikers "First Party" or "In-House" for
consideration, as per movie/video game studios...


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