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Fernando Frediani fhfrediani at
Thu Mar 2 12:25:22 EST 2017

Folks, it seems a merge is widely desired, but think also the name is
important and no doubt OpenWrt is a stronger name than LEDE.

If conditions are accepted by both sides specially regarding the new
way of doing things created with LEDE it`s only an advantage rebrand
it to OpenWrt for a more successful future.


On 2 March 2017 at 11:00, Matthias Schiffer
<mschiffer at> wrote:
>> 1) do we want to remerge
> Yes. Regarding our code, I agree with Luiz: all active OpenWrt devs have
> access to the LEDE tree, and we agreed to use LEDE as base for a merged
> project. What is left is to pick relevant changes from the OpenWrt tree,
> but as people mentioned before, everyone can help with this (and lately,
> many code submissions for OpenWrt have been submitted for LEDE as well),
> and it is not necessary to finish this before declaring our remerge done.
> What is left, is to
> 1. remerge Wiki/forum/etc.
> 2. declare the OpenWrt tree dead and announce that the LEDE tree should be
> used instead
> I think point 2. is the most important as that will finally get rid of the
> confusion of having two trees to contribute to, and needing to keep the
> openwrt/packages master working with two different bases. At the same time,
> I assume the OpenWrt devs won't agree to this step until we have resolved
> the last questions, in particular the rebranding.
>> 2) do we want to rebrand
> Neutral. I don't really care about the name and will support any solution
> that is agreed upon.
> Matthias
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