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Re: [opensuse] Registration in 10.1
  • From: Marcus Meissner <meissner@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 17 May 2006 06:23:56 +0200
  • Message-id: <20060517042356.GA28588@xxxxxxx>
On Wed, May 17, 2006 at 12:34:33AM +0100, PatrickM wrote:
> Thomas Hertweck wrote:
> > Michael Loeffler wrote:
> >
> >> [...]
> >>
> >> I would like to bring in some facts into this discussion.
> >>
> >> [...]
> >>
> >
> > Thanks for that update! I would also like to provide some additional
> > facts ;-) One fact is that the name "registration" has been chosen very
> > injudiciously for such a process. With such a name, I think it was to be
> > expected that people would be suspicious and would have objections
> > against that process. Names need to be chosen very carefully because
> > people don't make up their opinion by looking at the actual process or
> > the real facts, they simply use whatever they associate with the term
> > "registration" - and in many cases, this association is quite negative.
> >
> So true...
> > But maybe Novell was already planning for the future and there is a good
> > reason for calling this process "registration"... ;-)
> >
> > Cheers,
> > Th.
> "But maybe"... Doubt?
>
> FUD policies?? (Fear-Uncertainty-Doubt)
>
> More and more people seem not to want it anymore.
> Personally i do not.

Registration will be used for our SUSE Linux Enterprise Products, where
the name will be more fitting.

Ciao, Marcus

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