Why not drop the Core from Fedora Core?

Alan Cox alan at redhat.com
Wed Feb 18 21:03:45 UTC 2004

On Wed, Feb 18, 2004 at 05:44:55PM -0300, Thiago Vinhas de Moraes wrote:
> I really could not understand the decision of the OS name to be Fedora
> Core. People cannot even guess what the hell it is. Is it a game? An
> ISP? A super computer?
> Can anyone explain why the core in fedora core? Why not Fedora Linux, or
> just Fedora 2 for the next release?


Not "alternatives" means Fedora might not always just be Linux - if someone
wants to do a Fedora on a BSD kernel, hurd or something new why limit it

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