On Tue, Jul 07, 2020 at 09:44:47PM +0200, Markus Larsson wrote:
> On 7 July 2020 21:20:22 CEST, Matthew Miller <mat...@fedoraproject.org> wrote:
> >On Tue, Jul 07, 2020 at 09:03:19PM +0200, Till Maas wrote:
> >> in https://pagure.io/fesco/issue/2410 I proposed to name the dist-git
> >> branch for Fedora Rawhide "rawhide" to clarify the purpose of that
> >> branch. There was also some feedback that Rawhide might not be the best
> >> name and it could be renamed. In that case, the branch could be named as
> >> this. This is just the first step to check if there is enough support
> >> for this to move forward. The next step would be to start a change
> >> process.
> >
> >I'm in favor of this. "Master" is not a good, functional description of the
> >Rawhide branch. It was just taking the default. Plus, as we're investigating
> >a new git system _and_ looking at packaging workflow improvements all around
> >anyway, that seems like the time.


> >I don't have any strong opinion on the "Rawhide" name, although it has
> >always seemed strange to me, because of course fedoras are made of felt, not
> >rawhide. And I guess the same "hey, while we're changing things" sentiment
> >applies here.
> >
> I thought Rawhide was a reference to the wild west via the tv-show by that 
> name, isn't that the case?
> As for naming, I have no emotional connection to the name rawhide and doesn't 
> see any problems with changing it. I would suggest that if it changes maybe 
> not Felt or Wool but something more descriptive like Edge, Next or Volatile.

Yeah, that's how I understood the reference. Right now I don't see a
particularly strong reason to change the name, so I'm mildly negative.
But if enough people find the name offensive, I'll reconsider.

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