[coreboot] [LinuxBIOS] Welcome to coreboot.

Robinson Tryon bishop.robinson at gmail.com
Thu Jan 17 06:24:04 CET 2008

On Jan 14, 2008 7:40 AM, Carl-Daniel Hailfinger
<c-d.hailfinger.devel.2006 at gmx.net> wrote:
> There is one aspect of the new name that was not discussed yet if I
> remember correctly: Capitalization.
> It seems "coreboot" is all lowercase. While I agree that it looks nice,
> I remember the trouble "openSUSE" had when they insisted on their
> particular capitalization, especially in contiguous texts with
> "openSUSE" at the beginning of some sentences. Starting a sentence with
> a lowercase word makes most word processors complain loudly. Independent
> of that, some media outlets don't care about capitalization of project
> names at all.
> I do like "coreboot" as it is because that capitalization gives me the
> impression of "works behind the scenes".

I'm starting to update some of the wiki pages (e.g. the FAQ) to use
the new 'coreboot' name and I haven't seen a definite answer about the
capitalization question.  Is there consensus that the name should be
lower-cased in all instances (even at the beginning of a sentence) ?

-- Robinson

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