It's all in a name

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


On Fri, 5 Mar 2021 at 19:50, Chris McGee <newton688 at gmail.com> wrote:
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> Hi All,
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> 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.
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> 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


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