[theme-reviewers] Theme Names
chip at chipbennett.net
Thu Jun 26 18:38:17 UTC 2014
Back to my previous question: what would you suggest as the objective,
enforceable guideline for Theme names?
On Thu, Jun 26, 2014 at 1:23 PM, Catch Themes <info at catchthemes.com> wrote:
> Many of theme shop use common names like Box, Responsive, Awesome and so
> on. So, this means we can play with theses name by adding word before or
> Yes Otto, I agree with you that Box is common name and I am just asking
> this question so that we are clear about the naming rules. This will help
> me in further Theme Reviews as well.
> Thank you all for your reply. I hope we will have clear guideline in this
> On Fri, Jun 27, 2014 at 12:00 AM, Otto <otto at ottodestruct.com> wrote:
>> On Thu, Jun 26, 2014 at 1:05 PM, Catch Themes <info at catchthemes.com>
>> It's the matter of choices of theme name and manipulation. I feel The Box
>>> is so much manipulating Catch Box name.
>> If you can definitively show that to be true, then you have a point,
>> however, I don't see what your evidence for this could possibly be.
>> If you're reacting based just on the similarity of the name, then I have
>> to point out that "Box" is a pretty normal and commonplace English word,
>> popular even in movies: http://youtu.be/0cmqwbZa6_w
>> So, other than the name being similar, how is it "manipulating" anything?
>> Is it using the same code? Is it a derivative of the other Box theme? Is
>> there *anything else in common at all* other than the name and the fact
>> that they're both, you know, themes?
>> The name may not be a good choice, but this is not really evidence of
>> anything other than both parties lack of creativity in naming things.
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