On 11/30/06, Greg Dekoenigsberg <gdk(a)redhat.com> wrote:
On Thu, 30 Nov 2006, Chris Negus wrote:
> On Thu, 2006-11-30 at 14:43 -0500, Steve Barnhart wrote:
>> I agree, How about just keeping it Fedora and/or Fedora Linux,
>> everyone knows that and no point in confusing people again. No one
>> really cared about the Core part anyway, IMO it was a stupid name.
> I agree with Fedora Linux. Someone looking for a Linux system that isn't
> already in the choir will find it more easily in searches. Those of us
> who were writing about Red Hat Linux were thrown into naming hell when
> Red Hat Linux shifted to Fedora Core. Fedora Linux would have softened
> the blow.
But, see, that's not even what we're talking about.
So following Chris's logic, maybe we'd fill in values as such:
X = Fedora 7 Linux
Y = Fedora 7 Linux Server
Z = Fedora 7 Linux Desktop
And maybe I buy that for Y and Z... but not for X. Because people will
say "I want Fedora Linux", and that's not going to be a sufficient answer,
because "Fedora Linux" will just be too damned big.
Every other distribution does this so I really don't see the problem.
Keep the regular name Fedora or Fedora Linux for the entire
distribution and the regular variant will be predefined packages from
the Fedora repository and a special server edition if warranted. I
don't see how Fedora is so different from Debian (which does it this
way I believe), Opensuse, and Ubuntu, all community distributions.
Anyway. Those are the issues as I see them. Discuss. :)