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

Dan Prince dprince at redhat.com
Mon Feb 22 14:46:43 UTC 2016

On Wed, 2016-02-17 at 11:27 -0500, 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.

Does this mean RDO Manager will be adopting use of the nicely rounded
owl mascot as well?


As far as upstream branding goes this would really make it crystal
clear to me... :)


> 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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