[theme-reviewers] Clarification of Theme Naming Rules

Otto otto at ottodestruct.com
Wed Feb 6 19:56:03 UTC 2013

Okay, when I wrote the below, I swear that I had not read this from 2
weeks earlier.




On Thu, Jan 31, 2013 at 11:19 AM, Otto <otto at ottodestruct.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 31, 2013 at 10:14 AM, Stuart Wider <stuartwider at gmail.com> wrote:
>> So for example,
>> 'Retroactive Mobile'
>> I would say this would be good name... as the name lets you know exactly
>> what it is. Its probably a Retro theme and its mobile.
>> 'Futurizmo Pet Store'
>> Again I would say that this is a good name as you can see from the title
>> that this theme is likely to be futuristic and pet store related.
> And I thought I was bad at naming things. ;-)
> I'm not judging here, guys, but... names are just names. They don't
> have to be descriptive of the thing in question. "Akismet". "Jetpack".
> For all it really matters, I'm pretty sure you could call it "Frank"
> and have it do just fine, as long as it was a good theme and had a
> good description.
> If you want description for the user to see and the search to find,
> then we have a very big long description field for that. You're better
> off focusing on that text than worrying so much about the name.
> -Otto

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