[openstack-dev] [TripleO] Should we rename "RDO Manager" to "TripleO" ?

John Trowbridge trown at redhat.com
Wed Feb 17 17:11:55 UTC 2016

+1, I will also add for reference, that there is no other project in RDO
that is renamed/rebranded. In fact, even the TripleO packages in RDO
have the same naming as the upstream projects.

On 02/17/2016 11:27 AM, David Moreau Simard wrote:
> Greetings,
> (Note: cross-posted between rdo-list and openstack-dev to reach a
> larger audience)
> Today, because of the branding and the name "RDO Manager", you might
> think that it's something other than TripleO - either something
> entirely different or perhaps with downstream patches baked in.
> You would not be the only one because the community, the users and the
> developers alike have shared their confusion on that topic.
> The truth is, as it stands right now, "RDO Manager" really is "TripleO".
> There is no code or documentation differences.
> I feel the only thing that is different is the strategy around how we
> test TripleO to ensure the stability of RDO packages but it's already
> in the process of being sent upstream [1] because we're convinced it's
> the best way forward.
> Historically, RDO Manager and TripleO were different things.
> Today this is no longer the case and we plan on keeping it that way.
> With this in mind, we would like to drop the RDO manager branding and
> use TripleO instead.
> Not only would we clear the confusion on the topic of what RDO Manager
> really is but it would also strengthen the TripleO name.
> We would love the RDO community to chime in on this and give their
> feedback as to whether or not this is a good initiative.
> We will proceed to a formal vote on $subject at the next RDO meeting
> on Wednesday, 24th Feb, 2016 1500 UTC [2]. Feel free to join us on
> #rdo on freenode.
> Thanks,
> [1]: https://review.openstack.org/#/c/276810/
> [2]: https://etherpad.openstack.org/p/RDO-Meeting
> David Moreau Simard
> Senior Software Engineer | Openstack RDO
> dmsimard = [irc, github, twitter]
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