On Tue, Mar 09, 2021 at 10:37:02AM -0600, Michael Catanzaro wrote:
On Tue, Mar 9, 2021 at 9:33 am, Ben Cotton <bcotton(a)redhat.com>
>Fedora is made of people! When used by itself, the term "Fedora"
>refers to the Fedora Project. When referring to our work, please
>use either a specific name like <i>Fedora Workstation</i>,
><i>Fedora CoreOS</i>, or <i>Fedora KDE Plasma Desktop</i>; or
><i>Fedora Linux</i> to refer to the OS distribution as a whole.
This effort is never going to be successful because "Fedora Linux"
requires twice as much typing as "Fedora."
_This_ change doesn't depend on changing anyone's typing habits at all; no
one has to type anything except me in making the PR and the releng package
owner in accepting that PR.
And on the overall effort... I know people who (still) call Microsoft Word
"Microsoft". We don't need to reach 100% compliance (or any other metric)
be an improvement. (I do ask people to consider it in official
communications, though, and I don't think it's too onerous of a request
there either, as we are already careful about wording and brand usage in
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