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What Does Xfce Stand For?

Post by mdiemer » Wed Nov 18, 2015 1:02 am

The title says it all.
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Re: What Does Xfce Stand For?

Post by vrkalak » Wed Nov 18, 2015 2:09 am

Try > http://xfce.org/about

XForms Common Environment
The name Xfce originally stood for XForms Common Environment, but since then, Xfce was rewritten twice and doesn't use XForms toolkit anymore. The name survived, but the F is nolonger capitalized (not “XFce”, but “Xfce”). Currently the acronym doesn't stand for anything (suggestion: X Freakin' Cool Environment).

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Re: What Does Xfce Stand For?

Post by mdiemer » Wed Nov 18, 2015 12:21 pm

Thank you! I did try looking this up but couldn't find anything on it. I agree, it IS freakin' cool!
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Re: What Does Xfce Stand For?

Post by richyrich » Wed Nov 18, 2015 1:14 pm

X Fantastic Customizable Env. :-D

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Re: What Does Xfce Stand For?

Post by dXTC » Sat Nov 21, 2015 2:13 pm

X-cellent For Computing Everyday. :D

(yeah, I know it's a stretch, but it's what popped into my mind.)
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Re: What Does Xfce Stand For?

Post by Crewp » Sat Nov 21, 2015 5:16 pm

I thought it was X-cept For Crewp Everybodyelse, so I never used it. :lol:
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Re: What Does Xfce Stand For?

Post by waldo » Sat Nov 21, 2015 5:22 pm

It is the correct spelling of that sound your cat makes coughing up a hairball.

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Re: What Does Xfce Stand For?

Post by mdiemer » Sat Nov 21, 2015 7:53 pm

This has, if nothing else, turned into a fun thread, which I highly approve.
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