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I'm writing a new program and would like some help/feedback on ideas for a name.
The program is meant to inspect a package or package-tree and report any 'unusual' conditions. There are several programs which inspect sources which are called 'lint' or some variation thereof. The debian distro includes a tool called 'lintian' which is for inspecting packages -like what I want to do.
My conservative Scottish ancestry suggest a name like: pkg-lint
But, following the idea of 'impurity' suggested by the word 'lint', my more perverse side comes up with ideas that lean toward some variant of these:
fuzz, grit, grime, filth or Dreck (means filth in German)
Or maybe something like: pkg-veto, minority-report
Of course, Slackish sentimentality might suggest something based on:
slag or slime
But, the program is not likely to support only Slackware-style packages, so slack-check, etc., would not be too good.
I'm open to suggestions or thumbs up for your favorite. Or, if one name would definitely make you avoid having the program, what name is that?
It may be worth noting that the program is not intended to do any corrections to packages -just point out anything unusual about the content.
You get extra points if you supply an acronym reverse-engineered from the name, or a name forward-engineered from the acronym.
Credit (or blame) for the name will of course be given, if appropriate and wanted. Have fun!