Where did the name come from?

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Where did the name come from?

Postby David » November 22nd, 2013, 10:19 pm

Why is the editor called "Apoplexy"?

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Re: Where did the name come from?

Postby Norbert » November 23rd, 2013, 3:32 am

I wanted an existing word with "pop" (Prince of Persia) in it.
Almost 100 words matched the grep (see below), so I tried "pople" (Prince of Persia level editor).
Since even "apople" (a Prince of Persia level editor) matched, I decided to go with apoplexy, the shortest match.
If only I knew what the x and y stand for. ;)

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norbert@ren ~ $ grep pop /usr/share/dict/words|wc -l
89
norbert@ren ~ $ grep pople /usr/share/dict/words|wc -l
4
norbert@ren ~ $ grep pople /usr/share/dict/words
apoplectic
apoplexies
apoplexy
apoplexy's
norbert@ren ~ $

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Re: Where did the name come from?

Postby David » June 7th, 2016, 5:33 pm

Norbert wrote:If only I knew what the x and y stand for. ;)

Maybe they could refer to the way everything is positioned with absolute X/Y coordinates?

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Re: Where did the name come from?

Postby salvadorc17 » June 7th, 2016, 9:42 pm

"Apoplexy" is really a big disease cause, you should consider a more friendly name next time xd...


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