[Mageia-marketing] Mageia product naming/scoping

Romain d'Alverny rdalverny at gmail.com
Thu Mar 24 11:31:27 CET 2011

On Wed, Mar 23, 2011 at 20:55, Patricia Fraser <trish at thefrasers.org> wrote:

Today, 16:00 UTC.

>>  * Mageia 1 DVD (32 or 64bit)
>>  * Mageia 1 dual arch CD
>>  * Mageia 1 netinstall CD
>>  * Mageia 1 LiveCD (32, 64bit, locale specific)
>>  * Mageia 1 Mobile (for an equivalent to Flash)
>> that we can explain in a download/selection page depending on the
>> intended uses, with a set of default download made available in one
>> click (typically, that could be the 32bit LiveCD or dualarch CD).
> Sounds great. Now if we can just organise an extra 8 hours in the
> day, I'll start writing some of the docs... 8-)
> Is the doc team doing anything yet?

I am not sure. I don't think so.

After a discussion with Anne (and related topic on -dev), I think we
should hold a quick related survey about:
 * people's perception over the advantages/preferences/disadvantages
of LiveCDs and full installers
 * people's perception over the separation of 100% free software
CD/DVD (providing only our "core" media) and non-free (providing core,
nonfree and possibly tainted, for hardware drivers for instance).

to make sure we are on track.

> How about words like: issue, release, volume...? Platform is easy to
> confuse with hardware, and distribution would include everything we
> release, ne?

That's why a distinct, proper noun would be best. "Issue" may be
confused with "bug" or "ticket" in the bug-tracking sense. "Volume"
may be confused with storage volumes, however it could make it I



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