Product naming / wiki page naming / restructuring
laforge at openmoko.org
Fri Jul 27 12:24:07 CEST 2007
thanks for your feedback.
On Fri, Jul 27, 2007 at 12:02:26PM +0200, Dr. H. Nikolaus Schaller wrote:
> Well, I think we will have to separate
> a) different hardware variants (and subvariants) of the Neo
> b) different software variants (and subvariants) of OpenMoko
> There is good practice to use the dot notation.
unfortunately that is not how we call our revisions so far :)
> So, we will have
> Neo1973-1.0 = "GTA01"
> Neo1973-2.0 = "GTA02"
well, please don't add numbers like 1.0/2.0, since that would just lead
to further confusion. I really think it makes sense to use one naming
scheme, and don't differentiate between 'inside the company' and 'outsid
> There might come
> Neo1974 or even
Yes. And actually, nijutsu will also tell us about the Neo1907 at some
> OpenMoko-0.5 or whatever scheme is already in place.
-2007 and -2008 so far. We might have 200x.y at some point.
> If someone wants to refer to a class of versions/releases, just remove the
> rightmost parts:
> Neo - meaning any hardware
> Neo1973 - meaning any release
> Neo1973-1 - meaning any version of GTA01 (if there are sub-versions)
just call it 'Neo1973 GTA01' or even more specific
> OpenMoko - meaning any software release
> OpenMoko-0 - meaning any developer releases
> OpenMoko-1 - meaning the first official release
yes, though the numbers are currently 2007/2008
> This ends up in a matrix of devices&software versions, e.g. (I have not
> completed the list - that is your task)
> Phase 0 = Neo1973-1.0 + OpenMoko-0.1
> Phase 1 = Neo1973-1.1 + OpenMoko-0.3
> Phase 2 = Neo1973-2.0 + OpenMoko-1.0
> Phase 117 = Neo2007-2.7 + OpenMoko-4.3
No, _every_ product will have it's own phase 0/1/2.
It's just that GTA01 was so delayed, that we overlapped GTA01 and GTA02
phases, i.e. we will have phase 0 and 1 with GTA01, and phase 1 and 2
So for the next $product, we will again start with phase 0, then 1, then
2. The time scale between the phases will hopefully be massively
> Each phase can also get a consumer-friendly nickname.
Well, there only is one phase in which consumers get involved: phase 2.
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