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

Simo Sorce simo at
Tue Oct 21 18:06:54 UTC 2014

On Tue, 21 Oct 2014 08:28:16 -0400
Stephen Gallagher <sgallagh at> wrote:

> Hello folks,
> I raised a question with the Board a couple weeks ago[1] as to how we
> should be branding the different releases. It's been clear that
> different groups have different opinions on whether we should call
> something Fedora Server 21 vs. Fedora 21 Server (and Workstation and
> Cloud, of course).
> I was asked by the Board to get input from each of the working groups
> as well as marketing and branding folks. I'm sending this to each of
> these lists, but PLEASE keep all replies on the
> devel at list or it will be impossible to keep
> track of the replies. (I've set the reply-to header on this email;
> please try not to lose it).
> 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"?
> Anyway, we need to have a consistent branding decision made for the
> release (and for the Ambassadors). So please come prepared to find a
> consensus (not to win a fight).
> [1]

"Fedora 21 - Server" ?


Simo Sorce * Red Hat, Inc * New York

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