It's all in a name

Oliver Simmons oliversimmo at
Sun Mar 7 09:43:52 GMT 2021

On Fri, 5 Mar 2021 at 19:50, Chris McGee <newton688 at> wrote:
> Hi All,
> I'm rather new to this project and I'd like to spread the word, but I feel that there's a bit of a naming collision when trying to discuss it with the outside world. Go had a similar issue, but then a convention developed with the term golang so that people could find things about it instead of the ancient board game.
> What's the term that you use to describe this project and community with the outside world? I'd like to try to be consistent with whatever you've come up with already.

• "Gemini protocol" for the protocol.
• "Gemtext" for the text format (text/gemini).
• "Gemini space" for talking about our version of the "web", that is
all the sites and stuff hosted with Gemini.

-Oliver Simmons

More information about the Gemini mailing list