[Rack] Embedded-Linux mailing list

Jesse Zbikowski embeddedlinuxguy at gmail.com
Sat Dec 4 04:58:11 PST 2010


Actually I was going to request tinytux@ for my infant formal wear
craft group...

http://www.tinytux.com/

Personally I don't care if we call it linux@ or peng!@ although I
don't know if we can have exclamation points.

On Fri, Dec 3, 2010 at 11:57 PM, Corey McGuire <coreyfro at coreyfro.com> wrote:
> I struggled with the name, too.  I wanted to avoid the image of "hard iron
> computing" that "embedded linux" instils.  I mean, Android is a friendly
> name, but I don't want to corner the market on that name since the segment
> of embedded development I am after is getting OS's on interesting hardware,
> while the name Android might be better for a group focusing on application
> development.
>
> So how do I attract suspender wearing Linux nerds and fixie riding Android
> hipsters, while not scaring away artist hippies that need something a little
> stronger than arduino?
>
> That's how I got to Tiny-Tux.
>
> I think all three groups are smart enough to find us if we keep visible and
> active.
>
> On Fri, Dec 3, 2010 at 2:32 PM, Andy Isaacson <adi at hexapodia.org> wrote:
>>
>> On Wed, Dec 01, 2010 at 10:23:50AM -0800, Corey McGuire wrote:
>> > I would like to request this again.  We have been meeting Thursday for a
>> > month, minus Thanksgiving.
>> >
>> > On Thu, Nov 18, 2010 at 7:04 AM, Corey McGuire
>> > <coreyfro at coreyfro.com>wrote:
>> >
>> > > I would like to start an Embedded Linux List at NoiseBridge.
>> > >
>> > > Listname : Tiny-Tux
>> > > Listowner : tiny-tux at coreyfro.com
>> > > Subject : Embedded Linux and Android Development on Embedded
>> > > Platforms,
>> > > exploration and development of Linux capable embedded hardware.
>>
>> As ever, mailing a list is a better way to start a discussion about
>> stuff and get shit done, rather than mailing an individual.
>>
>> The name "tiny-tux" doesn't strike me as a very obvious name for the
>> list.  Is there a better name we can use?  linux at lists ?  I suppose
>> android at lists is not great, since you're looking at many platforms not
>> just the peculiar Android stack.
>>
>> embedded at lists ?
>> headless at lists ?
>>
>> other suggestions?
>>
>> I'll go with tiny-tux if nothing better comes up, though. :)
>>
>> The group charter sounds great!  Thanks for getting it up and running!
>>
>> -andy
>
>


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