How about ao-cad?  That should be pretty unambiguous.


On Sep 22, 2016, at 1:40 PM, Mark H Weaver <> wrote:

> Mark H Weaver <> writes:
>> Matthew Keeter <> writes:
>>> I wrote a computer-aided design (CAD) tool that you may find interesting.
>>> It’s a solid modeling tool that uses Guile scripts to define objects (and
>>> constructive solid geometry + functional representations under the hood).
>> Sounds very interesting!
>>> Project page:
>>> Source:
>> The names 'ao' and 'libao' are already taken by a widely-used cross
>> platform audio library.  See
> Following up to myself: the problem here is that since 'ao' is already
> taken, distributions wishing to include your package will need to invent
> a new name.  It might be better for you to choose that new name, to
> prevent a situation where each distro picks a different name, which
> would be rather confusing for users wishing to install your package.
> To make this more concrete, I would like to add your package to GNU
> Guix, where 'ao' is the aforementioned audio library.  What name shall
> I choose for your package?
>       Mark

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