[Dev] [votation] Operating system name
joe at t67.eu
Wed Jan 18 08:26:48 GMT 2012
Luke T.Shumaker <lukeshu at sbcglobal.net> writes:
> This was discussed a little in the votation about the domain name,
> What do you want the formal name of the operating system to be?
> Options brought up so far:
> 1. "Parabola GNU/Linux-libre"
> 2. "Parabola GNU/Linux"
> 3. "Parabola GNU"
> 4. "Parabola"
> Both 1 and 2 have been the official official name so far.
> Our latest news post (about parabola.nu) and the related wiki article
> both use option 3. (by Charles)
> Options 3 and 4 have appealed to several of us because it opens the
> possibilites of other kernels, such as GNU HURD or kFreeBSD.
> My argument for option 4 ("Parabola"):
> * It's what we all say anyway.
> * In hope of addopting other kernels.
> * In agreement with sharkx:
> > I voted for parabola.nu because it dose not have gnu in its
> > name. While we follow gnu's philosophy of free software, we are
> > not affiliated to the gnu organization as such. ".nu" has no
> > meaning to me.
> ~ Luke Shumaker
> Yay for bikeshedding!
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