"OpenWrt One" could be thought over, for future searchability, and/or a more endearing/charming name


I think it's awesome to custom-design a sensible, affordable, and maintenance-friendly router tailored to OpenWRT's strengths. Kudos to all involved. :+1:

The planned router announced here, has a name which might not be very good for search-ability in the future, owing to its genericness. It is furthermore a bland name. Why not some kind of a fun, catchy name?

For example, just like Linux has its very widely known penguin mascot :penguin:, how about some kind of animal? I, for one, think owls are pretty cool :owl:, so I would suggest names like "OpenWRT Uhu" ("Uhu" is a german word for owl, photo here), "OpenWRT owlbot", or some such.

Perhaps a poll for some good alternate candidate names that the signers-off nominate, could be put on a poll right here in this forum? I'm referring to these illustrious "signers-off":

Signed-off-by: Alexander Couzens lynxis@fe80.eu
Signed-off-by: Bradley M. Kuhn bkuhn@sfconservancy.org
Signed-off-by: Daniel Golle daniel@makrotopia.org
Signed-off-by: David Bauer mail@david-bauer.net
Signed-off-by: Denver Gingerich denver@sfconservancy.org
Signed-off-by: Felix Fietkau nbd@nbd.name
Signed-off-by: Hauke Mehrtens hauke@hauke-m.de
Signed-off-by: John Crispin john@phrozen.org
Signed-off-by: Jo-Philipp Wich jo@mein.io
Signed-off-by: Paul Spooren mail@aparcar.org
Signed-off-by: Petr Ε tetiar ynezz@true.cz
Signed-off-by: Piotr Dymacz pepe2k@gmail.com
Signed-off-by: Steven Liu steven.liu@mediatek.com

Then once the candidate alternate names are voted on in a poll, we'll know by consensus which name carries the most charm and appeal in this community.

For every user that agrees with you though there will be another that will say keep away from cartoonish names or logos.

The beauty of a poll, is that assumptions like yours and mine would be put to a test.

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Openwrt in the old days used cocktails names for release. Wonder if it might be a good idea for the 20 years


The OpenWrt Pan-Galactic Gargle Blaster
With the "-42" version containing all the possible options.....


Was thinking more of a OGin Router

OpenWrt One-More-Beer

I personally find that name awesome, however people always shorten long names. Would that be the "garg" for short?

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