[Smaug] That name 'SuSE' and how to pronounce it
rick at linuxmafia.com
Fri Nov 13 02:24:52 PST 2009
Quoting Grant Bowman (grantbow at gmail.com):
> It's a (c) product name now
I suspect you mean "(R)". Trademark, not copyright.
> For the open source version and Novell versions the only current way
> to spell it is openSUSE and SUSE per Joe Brockmeier and per
For whatever it's worth, over at _Linux Gazette_ magazine, policy from the
copyeditors (headed by yrs. truly) is that we politely ignore and
correct funny-looking lettercase within company and product names. So,
we correct CorelDRAW! to CorelDraw, nVIDIA to Nvidia, and openSUSE to
OpenSUSE. Not that we have anything against creative marketing people.
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