[collectd] Name for the `multimeter' plugin

Florian Forster octo at verplant.org
Tue Aug 15 11:53:33 CEST 2006


On Tue, Aug 15, 2006 at 11:10:37AM +0200, Peter Holik wrote:
> qtdmm is c++ and there is no lib


> why not call it dmm-multimeter ?

Because `dmm' is an abbrevation for `digital multimeter'. Calling it
`dmm-multimeter' would be redundant, kind of like `HDD disk' or `USB
bus'. I think `dmm-metex' would be the best choice because possible
future multimeter-plugins could be named `dmm-brandname'.

Florian octo Forster
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