vinishor is the second name I use to contribute to open-source projects. The main reason is because it is more neutral than linuxmario, especially in the BSD world. To be honest, this one will not irritate people and is clearly cooler than the other one, so that’s why I wanted to create this pseudonym.
Since my girlfriend is Romanian and always call me “Petit Vincent” (Little Vincent if you literally translate it), I thought it was cool to create something using this concept and Romanian language. In Romanian, you can use the -șor suffix (to be pronounced as shor) to name something small, so I looked for a word composed of Vincent and this suffix in a dictionary and I found vinișor. It was perfect for me so I decided to keep it.
Actually, this word has a real meaning : it means good wine or small wine in slang.