[openstack-dev] [all][tc] Moving away from "big tent" terminology

Julien Danjou julien at danjou.info
Fri Jun 16 08:49:02 UTC 2017

On Fri, Jun 16 2017, gordon chung wrote:

> *sigh* so this is why we can't have nice things :p
> as an aside, in telemetry project, we did something somewhat similar 
> when we renamed/rebranded to telemetry from ceilometer. we wrote several 
> notes to the ML, had a few blog posts, fixed the docs, mentioned the new 
> project structure in our presentations... 2 years on, we still 
> occasionally get asked "what's ceilometer", "is xyz not ceilometer?", or 
> "so ceilometer is deprecated?". to a certain extent i think we'll have 
> to be prepared to do some hand holding and say "hey, that's not what the 
> "big tent/<new label>."

Yeah, even the Foundation kept talking about Ceilometer instead of
Telemetry in some internal/summit branding. I just gave up on that.

They say time helps.

Julien Danjou
-- Free Software hacker
-- https://julien.danjou.info
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