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Re: [zzdev] Raster renaming
- To: Tuukka Hastrup <Tuukka.Hastrup@xxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [zzdev] Raster renaming
- From: Tuomas Lukka <lukka@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Tue, 8 Aug 2000 23:56:59 +0300 (EETDST)
- Cc: zzdev@xxxxxxxxxx
- In-reply-to: <20000808192710.2545096B@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> I had to check a dictionary to be sure "raster" is not a right name for
> every raster - after all, English isn't my native language. But
> 'visualization' is quite a long word, and it if something is a word
> with wide meaning; every time we make something visual it's
> visualization, right?
> 'Projection' is a word that describes the operation more accurately - we
> project the multidimensional space to three or two dimensions, also, we
> "display outwardly especially to an audience." (Webster)
> Another, not so fancy, choise is derived from the fact that we have
> several views that take their visualization type from a predefined set
> of these types. The items in the set are the different 'view types'
All those words have lots of syllables but we are going to need them
How about Vizn? Or just view? View has the problem that a window is a
view as well - an instance, rather than the class.
Ted, what's your stand?