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Re: [opensuse-project] Project name and logo discussion

On pon, Jun 3, 2019 at 12:30 PM, Simon Lees <sflees@xxxxxxx> wrote:

On 03/06/2019 19:44, Stasiek Michalski wrote:

On pon, Jun 3, 2019 at 11:53 AM, Alberto Planas Dominguez <aplanas@xxxxxxx> wrote:
On Monday, June 3, 2019 11:47:41 AM CEST Maurizio Galli (MauG) wrote:

IMO we should vote on the
re-branding as a "package" first and then decide what to do.

I consider the logo and the name as different issues, as we can:

* change nothing
* change the logo
* change the logo and the project name

But if we decide for a full rename, do we have a time-table about how much
time do we have for the transition?

Renaming all domains, OBS projects and metadata, the github namespace, the
multiple review bots, osc, IRC channels, packages trademarks, etc, etc is not
something that we can do without a very long transition period.

Actually, I am not sure that this is something feasible.

I can have all the repos in our Github renamed by Monday, and all the obs
submission next month, my resume includes:
redoing all of YaST naming conventions in desktop files...

Its more then just a few obs submissions, for example every official repo and most repo's in devel projects + home projects list openSUSE in the repository name, changing the repository names will be messy because it will also involve changing everyones zypper config, on the other hand maybe we can get more standard/consistent naming of "openSUSE_Factory" vs "openSUSE_Tumbleweed" across devel repo's because that is a mess atm.

Well, new name would be a new devel project, wouldn't it? Then everybody
would need to switch that manually unless it was linked, that's how you
*could* fix it.

LCP [Stasiek]

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