[openstack-dev] OS or os are not acronyms for OpenStack

Russell Bryant rbryant at redhat.com
Fri Aug 15 15:12:21 UTC 2014

On 08/15/2014 11:00 AM, Mike Spreitzer wrote:
> Anita Kuno <anteaya at anteaya.info> wrote on 08/15/2014 10:38:20 AM:
>> OpenStack is OpenStack. The use of openstack is also acceptable in our
>> development conversations.
>> OS or os is operating system. I am starting to see some people us OS or
>> os to mean OpenStack. This is confusing and also incorrect[0].
>> ...
> I have seen "OS" for "OpenStack" from the start.  Just look at the
> environment variables that the CLI reads.

Yep, it's quite common and I think it's fine in the right context.

Russell Bryant

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