Use of asterisk "*" in distro name

Dimitris Glezos dimitris at
Mon Feb 26 00:18:52 UTC 2007

O/H Paul W. Frields έγραψε:
> As cute as I think it is, I think we should be standardizing on the
> following usage for the distribution in official documentation
> materials:
>    Full name:         Fedora 7
>    Abbreviated name:  F7
> As opposed to "F*7" or "Fedora*7."  The asterisk is not l10n friendly,
> conceivably could affect searches, and I don't think the Board decided
> to use it officially.  Let's please standardize the usage in the Release
> Notes and anywhere else under our watch.

 From what I've heard at FOSDEM, 'Fedora 7' was the only term used for 
our next version. Things are most likely heading towards that direction 
for the name AFAIK.


Dimitris Glezos
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