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Re: [opensuse-project] Election Committee Set to Open Vote on Project Name

On Mon, Sep 30, 2019 at 4:31 PM, jdd@xxxxxxxxx wrote:
Le 30/09/2019 à 14:18, Simon Lees a écrit :

This is not to say that an openSUSE foundation will neccesarily hold the
openSUSE trademarks
I would like to have clarified the fact that what mean "name change"

IMHO, the *foundation* name and the *project* name do not have to be the same. Ubuntu is backed by Canonical... not the same name at all.

so why is the vote for? Name of the project? Name of the foundation?

This is a huge simplification of how Ubuntu and Canonical operate,
Ubuntu has Ubuntu Foundation, which is supported by Canonical. Ubuntu by
itself is a name for `Foundation`, what we would call `Project` and the
`Distribution`. For us openSUSE is a name for the `Project` and that's

LCP [Stasiek]

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