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Re: [gnugo-devel] what's the program called?

From: bump
Subject: Re: [gnugo-devel] what's the program called?
Date: Fri, 18 Jul 2003 04:52:35 -0700

> i noticed a strange inconsistence in gg sources.
> in copyright notices we everywhere call the program GNU GO.
> everywhere else (including --version and the home page) it
> is called GNU Go.  the latter seems more logical, since "go"
> is not an abbreviation.  and btw, "go" is spelled with a
> capital letter in copyright notices, though not at a
> sentence beginning:
>       This is GNU GO, a Go program. Contact ...
>                    ^    ^
> are we interested in fixing it?  this is exactly the kind
> of patch that should be acceptable before 3.4 :)

The first word, GNU is ALWAYS capitalized because it is
an acronym. In fact, RMS asked us to change it. The
SECOND word, ``GO'' is capitalized because we are SHOUTING.

So I don't actually see this as inconsistent. 

However I do think we can change it. I can do that before 3.4.


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