Correct naming of 2008.8
will at openmoko.com
Thu Aug 7 21:51:40 CEST 2008
On Aug 7, 2008, at 10:45 PM, Brian C wrote:
> Marko Knöbl wrote:
>> Can you tell me what the correct name for the 2007.2 software is?
>> Is "Om" the only correct name for the software? This would mean that
>> many pages are incorrect at the moment as they use "Openmoko" as a
>> name for the software. For example "Openmoko under QEMU", "Why
>> Openmoko", or "Openmoko". Do we have to change them?
> It is a little confusing to new users that the company and the
> have the same name, so if Openmoko Inc. were to adopt the idea that
> software is always called Om ####.# then I think that could be
> However, this identity of naming is not without precedent. We speak
> Debian the organization as well as Debian the software distribution
> people usually are able to work out the difference once they are
> familiar with that convention. So, whatever Openmoko Inc. wants to
> just so long as we all know what the adopted convention is.
I totally agree. Sticking with 'Openmoko the company' and 'Om the sw
stack' gives us a bit more freedom in terms of sw choice for future
products, which may not use Om. An Openmoko product that runs only
Debian would be such an example.
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