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

Haïkel hguemar at fedoraproject.org
Tue Oct 21 15:18:59 UTC 2014


2014-10-21 16:39 GMT+02:00 Máirín Duffy <duffy at fedoraproject.org>:
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>
> On 10/21/2014 09:36 AM, Matthew Miller 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
>>
>> but that we should also allow unversioned naming:
>>
>>   Fedora Cloud
>>   Fedora Server
>>   Fedora Workstation
>>
>> In the future, if we have separated release cycles, I think separate
>> numbering might make sense, with the "Built on the Fedora 21 platform"
>> wording or similar. Possibily date-based schemes for the products —
>> but I don't want to get the cart too far ahead of the horse on that.
>
>
> ^^^ This
>
> From my POV (the designer / branding person,) this is exactly the plan I
> support.
>

Amen
This is a fair compromise between having a consistent numbering and a
strong product branding.

H.


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