Ink (ｲﾝｸ) は一般的な画材で､?｡scape (ｽｹｰﾌﾟ) はlandscapeやocean-scapeのscapeで､?｡
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The name is made up of the two English words 'ink' and 'scape'. Ink is a common substance for drawings, and is used when the sketched work is ready to be permanently committed to paper, and thus evokes the idea that Inkscape is ready for production work. A scape is a view of a large number of objects, such as a landscape or ocean-scape, and thus alludes to the object-oriented nature of vector imagery.
Scape は｢view of a large number of objects｣(ｵﾌﾞｼﾞｪｸﾄがたくさんある眺め？)で､｢object-orieted nature of vector imagery｣(ﾍﾞｸﾄﾙｲﾒｰｼﾞが持つｵﾌﾞｼﾞｪｸﾄ指向な性質？)になぞらえた､ってとこかな？