[OT] about package names

Sam Ravnborg sam at ravnborg.org
Tue Dec 1 13:25:05 EST 2009

On Mon, Nov 30, 2009 at 10:28:57PM +0100, Robert Schwebel wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 30, 2009 at 10:19:29PM +0100, Alessandro Rubini wrote:
> > Today during a lesson about boot loaders I talked about "Das U-Boot",
> > maintained by a german company.  Then I told them there is also
> > "V2", maintained by a german company.
> >
> > Suddenly I realized a connection. If history repeats itself, I should
> > avoid being involved in this all...  Jean Christophe, aren't you
> > afraid?
> >
> > [I found it funny, but my students didn't appreciate it. They're too
> > young, I fear]
> Which brings us back to the fact that we need a new name for u-boot-v2
> :-)

fboot - f for fast

So the name still express that this is something about booting.

Anyway - coming up with stupid named are easy. Let's hope Sascha has
a good one...


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