[openstack-dev] Should project name be uppercase or lowercase?

Thierry Carrez thierry at openstack.org
Tue Jul 7 12:11:30 UTC 2015

Yuiko Takada wrote:
> Hi folks,
> I found the difference between wiki[1] and governance[2].
> wiki says "Generally the capitalization of the project team names like
> swift is lowercase."
> But in governance, written as uppercase like "Nova", "Swift".
> How do you think which should we use uppercase vs lowercase for
> representing project names?

My personal take on it is that the project names (or the code
repositories) are lowercase: "nova", or "openstack/nova".

The *project team* name is capitalized: "the Nova project team".

I'm sure that Anne has a pretty strong position on that, though :)

Thierry Carrez (ttx)

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