[coreboot] [LinuxBIOS] Welcome to coreboot.
bishop.robinson at gmail.com
Fri Jan 18 08:31:45 CET 2008
On Jan 17, 2008 6:48 PM, David Edrich <dsedrich at violin-memory.com> wrote:
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: coreboot-bounces at coreboot.org [mailto:coreboot-bounces at coreboot.org] On Behalf Of Robinson Tryon
> > Sent: Wednesday, January 16, 2008 11:24 PM
> > To: Coreboot
> > Subject: Re: [coreboot] [LinuxBIOS] Welcome to coreboot.
> > On Jan 14, 2008 7:40 AM, Carl-Daniel Hailfinger
> > <c-d.hailfinger.devel.2006 at gmx.net> wrote:
> > >
> > > There is one aspect of the new name that was not discussed yet if I
> > > remember correctly: Capitalization.
> > > It seems "coreboot" is all lowercase. While I agree that it looks nice,
> > > I remember the trouble "openSUSE" had when they insisted on their
> > > particular capitalization, especially in contiguous texts with
> > > "openSUSE" at the beginning of some sentences. Starting a sentence with
> > > a lowercase word makes most word processors complain loudly. Independent
> > > of that, some media outlets don't care about capitalization of project
> > > names at all.
> > > I do like "coreboot" as it is because that capitalization gives me the
> > > impression of "works behind the scenes".
> > I'm starting to update some of the wiki pages (e.g. the FAQ) to use
> > the new 'coreboot' name and I haven't seen a definite answer about the
> > capitalization question. Is there consensus that the name should be
> > lower-cased in all instances (even at the beginning of a sentence) ?
> I would treat coreboot as a proper name always and therefore always refer to it as Coreboot. It also looks much more like a product
> that way to me. I think lowercase hides its importance and that is not advantageous to anyone. Lowercase also will have too many
> other technical problems with editors and such.
The name 'coreboot' is lower-cased on the front page of the wiki, so
it sounds like there is support for both all-lowercase ("coreboot") as
well as capitalized ("Coreboot").
Would anyone else like to chime in?
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