[OpenWrt-Devel] [LEDE-DEV] Talks between OpenWrt and LEDE

John Crispin john at phrozen.org
Thu Dec 22 04:03:46 EST 2016

On 22/12/2016 09:58, David Lang wrote:
> On Thu, 22 Dec 2016, John Crispin wrote:
>> On 22/12/2016 09:42, David Lang wrote:
>>> On Thu, 22 Dec 2016, John Crispin wrote:
>>>>> Yes, the name is pointing at a product that doesn't exist any longer,
>>>>> but Deb and Ian aren't involved with Debian any longer either. At some
>>>>> point the fact that a name is known matters far more than the
>>>>> historical
>>>>> reasons for the name.
>>>> a problem that can be solved by a http redirect ...
>>> Is that going to break all links in discussions that point at OpenWRT
>>> docs and/or forum threads?
>>> That's a high cost.
>>> David Lang
>> it is something worth considering if the alternative content is
>> available and easy to look up and if we keep archives in ro mode of
>> existing content.
>> claiming that there is only one option and no alternatives is just not
>> constructive and wont lead to a broad discussion during which we can
>> find a consensus.
> sorry, I did not mean to imply there is only one option.
> I think there is a lot of value in the OpenWRT name and all the links
> around the web that refer to it. So there is a huge cost to going with a
> different name.
> IMHO, this makes it an easy decision to make, but not the only one
> possible.

well i think you are just not considering options properly but simply
claiming that this is the easy road to take so lets take it. i find your
mail to be the contrary of something that can be used to start a broad
discussion which will hopefully lead to a consensus.

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