On 09. 03. 21 17:03, Zbigniew Jędrzejewski-Szmek wrote:
On Tue, Mar 09, 2021 at 10:43:32AM -0500, Matthew Miller wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 09, 2021 at 04:28:54PM +0100, Vitaly Zaitsev via devel wrote:
>>> "Fedora" is the name of our project. Our general-purpose Linux
>>> distribution is "Fedora Linux". Let's refer to it that way in
>>> OS itself.
>> 1. "Fedora" is shorter and better, IMO. The "Core" suffix
>> dropped years ago.
> Check this out from back in the day:
> Under that scheme, it was obvious that we did a number of different things,
> all of them "Fedora". The merger with Extras and creation of a real
> community project was essential to our ongoing success, but it also
> introduced a community / output confusion. This has gotten worse in recent
> years as we introduce new and different things, leading to things like
> people saying "Oh, that's in CoreOS, not Fedora", where the shorthand
> more confusing than helpful.
>> 2. Why Linux and not GNU/Linux? Linux is just a kernel. GNU/Linux is an OS.
tl;dr: 8% gnu (by some measure) in 2011. That number has probably
fallen quite a bit since then.
I'd just like to interject for a moment. What you're referring to as Linux,
is in fact, Python/Linux, or as I've recently taken to calling it, Python plus