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Felix Fietkau nbd at
Mon Mar 6 05:42:45 EST 2017

On 2017-03-06 10:01, John Crispin wrote:
> 1) do we want to remerge
> Yes, under the previously named conditions that rules and source tree
> are adopted from the lede project, ...
> 2) do we want to rebrand
> neutral, i see many bad things attached to the owrt brand, however i
> find that the lede name is not very good either and has the taste of the
> reboot attached to it.
> to me it looks like the vote will result in the vast majority saying
> that they want to remerge and dont care about the name. only a small
> fraction will be biased towards a name. this would make the remerge not
> happen and the discussion circle around the colour of the flag. this in
> turn undermines the whole purpose of why the reboot happened and the
> same crowd that in the past had problems finding common ground would be
> at it again. i'd rather put the focus on the rules and changes to the
> modus operandi being put in place
> i can live with adopting the owrt again as this was never part of the
> reason of the reboot. remerging and adopting the rules has a far higher
> priority to me and the name is only a small detail that is blocking the
> remerge.
I completely agree. I think we should get to the actual relevant parts
of merging the community and the codebase as soon as possible and treat
the project name as a minor implementation detail that we figure out as
we move forward.

- Felix

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