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Re: Why not drop the Core from Fedora Core?



Em Qua, 2004-02-18 às 16:03 -0500, Alan Cox escreveu:
> 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?
> 
> Fedora
> 	Core
> 	Extras
> 	Alternatives
> 	Legacy
> 
> 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

So, why not Fedora System or Fedora OS? As Fedora should be an
international operating system, it's important to use a terminology that
non-american and non-britsh people can understand. For me, personally,
the word Core can be a lot of things, but not a operating system.







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