The idea for the new scummvm name Thread

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The idea for the new scummvm name Thread

Post by tgcujo »

If you saw on the news page here is where you can post others ou thought of.
this is what the news said
Dec. 18th, 2006: ScummVM gets new name
Posted by sev, fingolfin
Every now and then somebody will raise the subject of finding a 'better' name for ScummVM, one that fits better with it's modern scope (which extends well beyond SCUMM games). So at this page we present you with some nice alternatives. Choose whichever suits you best -- but we will stay ScummVM.

Cheers
it linked to
http://wiki.scummvm.org/index.php/ScummVM_Name

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I dont think its that great but an idea I thought of would be calling it scummvm+
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Post by Reckless »

I beleive the news item was tongue in cheek... i.e. the name is SCUMMVM and will stay [until such a time as it doesn't] SCUMMVM :twisted:
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Post by fingolfin »

Yeah. The name was, is, and will be ScummVM.

If you don't like it, feel free to imagine that ScummVM stands for, uhm, well, anything you like. E.g. an abbreviation of ScummVM+. Or an obfuscated version of "AdventureVM". Or ... well, as I said, feel free to think of it as whatever you like.

Just as long as you remember: The name is "ScummVM", period. :-)
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Post by tgcujo »

yeah I just ment this is a tread to brainstorm and think of other things to make it stand for.
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Post by Vinterstum »

ScummVM Could Use Many More Virtual Machines.
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Post by Adventureguy »

Super Creative Utility for Many More Virtual Machines :D
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Post by clem »

This Acronym Has Nothing To Do With ScummVM
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Post by fingolfin »

My personal favorite:

People Can't Memorize Computer Industry Acronyms

Hmm, wait, this has nothing at all to do with ScummVM.... Maybe we should move this thread to the Junkyard after all? :-)
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Post by XYZ »

I think that the only possible solution to keep the name SCUMMVM is to keep also the meaning of SCUMM. So I suggest not to change SCUMMVM meaning if you want a new name but to change the whole name itself because SCUMM is Script Creation Utility for Maniac Mansion and so SCUMMVM also is Script Creation Utility for Maniac Mansion Virtual Machine.

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