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Re: What to call Guix

From: Svetlana Tkachenko
Subject: Re: What to call Guix
Date: Sat, 17 Jan 2015 16:54:25 +1100

Bruno Félix Rezende Ribeiro wrote:
> Em Fri, 16 Jan 2015 15:21:26 -0500 Richard Stallman escreveu:
> > Please look for a name that would not place this distro over the other
> > free distros.  I must not make their developers feel bad.
> If we had asked their developers if they would feel bad in that case
> and the answer were "no" would you reconsider?

Their feelings are irrelevant to the point of "GNU distro" name causing a 
trouble if the GNU project chooses to run a second distro in the future.

Bruno Félix Rezende Ribeiro wrote:
> What about "GNU Project's System Distribution", A.K.A., "GPSD"?

This name has the same problem.

Notice that the GNU project had launched GNUstep and then GNOME. Were the 
former called "GNU desktop", the latter would have name and recognition issues.


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