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Re: [Bug-gnubg] branding: choosing an exact name

From: Rod Roark
Subject: Re: [Bug-gnubg] branding: choosing an exact name
Date: Tue, 10 Jun 2003 15:22:48 -0700
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To me, BG looks more like an abbreviation for something, and
Bg looks like a mistake, or maybe some obscure element of
the Periodic Table.

But in real life, the guy who does the work gets the most
votes.  ;-)

-- Rod

On Tuesday 10 June 2003 02:50 pm, Alef Rosenbaum wrote:
> As a highly professional piece of software I'd like to see it having a
> professional image. Thus we need some branding guidelines! First place to
> start is the name. The full name is clearly "GNU Backgammon", however the
> abbreviation is far from consistent. Should we have a vote? Do you prefer:
> A. gnubg
> B. GnuBg
> C. GnuBG
> D. other
> My own preference is for GnuBg which I think looks nicest and reads
> easiest. Out loud I think I'm more likely to read GnuBg as "Ga-noo
> Backgammon" but GnuBG as "Ga-noo Bee-Gee" which sounds a little silly.
> In emails I'm sure most people will always type gnubg, but this seems a bit
> too casual for the website and documentation.
> -Alef

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