[Mageia-marketing] Mageia product naming/scoping

Romain d'Alverny rdalverny at gmail.com
Wed Mar 30 19:53:37 CEST 2011

On Wed, Mar 30, 2011 at 19:31, Wolfgang Bornath <molch.b at googlemail.com> wrote:
> 2011/3/30 Romain d'Alverny <rdalverny at gmail.com>:
> Whatever the discussions here and on -discuss would bring up, it can
> not be decided at this stage, too many open questions:
>  - contents of various ISOs
>  - - main question here: free, non-free, firmware, etc. Only after
> deciding on this we will know for sure about what kind of ISOs we will
> need.

I understand your point, but this is related to media inclusion, not
to actual ISO contents, neither to how we structure the name used for
humans, and for file names (there's no notion of whether we have 100%
free sofftware or not so far in the nomenclature, just DVD, LiveCD and
regular CD).

Of course, this can still change, but for the sake of simplicity (and
of our own sanity), I don't expect us to ship 2 distinct sets (pure
free, and nonfree) of DVD and LiveCD, as that would make 8 images at a

> So, IMHO you can use any naming scheme you like, it may have to be
> changed depending on the outcome of pending discussions (like "Free"
> or "Complete" or whatever).

I need one for beta1 already and the proposed one is pretty generic
(we don't go for "One", "Free", "Powerpack" names for instance, we
just use an optional "flavour" attribute).


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