[svn.haxx.se] · SVN Dev · SVN Users · SVN Org · TSVN Dev · TSVN Users · Subclipse Dev · Subclipse Users · this month's index

Re: Suggestion to change the name "Subversion"

From: Thomas Harold <thomas-lists_at_nybeta.com>
Date: Thu, 15 Aug 2013 12:23:35 -0400

On 8/12/2013 8:03 PM, Nico Kadel-Garcia wrote:
> No one else remember the old "Satan" monitoring toolkit, that had an
> option to change the displayed name and icon to "Santa"?
> The name "Subversion" has enough positive reputation that changing
> it, just to avoid NSA style monitoring, seems very destabilizing to a
> popular project. Let's not change it.

We get around this whole issue with our users by either always saying
"Subversion" instead of "subversion" so that it's clear we're talking
about a proper noun instead of a verb. Or by just using "SVN".
Received on 2013-08-15 18:24:25 CEST

This is an archived mail posted to the Subversion Users mailing list.

This site is subject to the Apache Privacy Policy and the Apache Public Forum Archive Policy.