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jim jim at well.com
Sat Dec 4 09:57:36 PST 2010


"linuxAt" or "pengBang"? 


On Sat, 2010-12-04 at 13:58 +0100, Jesse Zbikowski wrote:
> 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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