Decision on Fedora Product branding: Fedora $PRODUCT 21 vs Fedora 21 $PRODUCT

Chris Murphy lists at
Tue Oct 21 14:57:37 UTC 2014

On Oct 21, 2014, at 9:36 AM, Matthew Miller <mattdm at> wrote:

> On Tue, Oct 21, 2014 at 08:28:16AM -0400, Stephen Gallagher wrote:
>> A few specific comments that have been made on the Board ticket (to
>> avoid rehashing them).
>> * "Fedora Server 21" sounds like we've had 21 releases of Fedora Server
>> and we certainly haven't.
>> * Should we start all of the Products at version 1 and say "built on the
>> Fedora 21 platform"?
> My opinion is that since we've decided on a unified lifecycle and
> release process for now, we should reflect that in the names, so:
> Fedora 21 Cloud
> Fedora 21 Server
> Fedora 21 Workstation


Since people have a tendency to shorten, I think we'll see "F21C, F21S, F21W" as a result. That's probably better than "FC21" for cloud where it's confused with .fc21 in all of our RPMS, and even vernacular people still interchange F20 and FC20 calling back to Fedora Core days.

Chris Murphy

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