On 12:19 Wed 01 Apr , fxzhang wrote:
> It should be Yeeloong, any yeloong will be a mistake.
Thanks for clearing this up.
> I will require our guys to take actions to correct it. As for your
> patch, Yanhua is working on merging it into newest linux/mips tree and
> push it upstream, he is some what slow due to too much work.
> Thank you for your support and work on Loongson.
> Best Regards
> Zhang Le 写道:
>> Sorry for cross posting, but I just want to bring this issue to a wider
>> Maybe I am not the one who should be worried about this. But since more and
>> more people will get these machines, we should settle it down as early as
>> This is a bikeshedding problem, so _everyone_ is welcome to comment.
>> First of all, this problem is first discovered by Liu Shiwei, the manager of
>> Beijing Loongson Club. If you search 'yeloong', this post will appear in the
>> first page:
>> Then, I have proposed a naming convention change to lemote. That was a patch
>> which I didn't post it to a public mailing list. But you can get it here:
>> In that patch, I sugguest keep fuloong, but call the notebook yeeloong
>> of yeloong.
>> The following are the rationales behind my suggestions:
>> 1. Fulong -> Fuloong.
>> This one is good. For those who has a box, please cat your /proc/cpuinfo.
>> It should still be fulong. And I believe the fulong should be a typo.
>> 2. Yeeloong -> Yeloong.
>> I think this one is controversial. The e in Yeloong, to me, sounds like e
>> in yes, not ee in eel. So that the sound is changed, this action is by
>> itself bad. And Yeloong may make people connect it with the word yell,
>> which is not quite good a word. Moreover, the original sound is
>> more like its Chinese brand name.
>> And, recently I have just noticed that at the long long last lemote is going
>> to push Loongson 2F patches to upstream, which is good. However, I found the
>> notebook's name is still yeloong:
>> So, I hope lemote could seriously take my suggestion in consideration. And
>> if my
>> suggestion were rejected, please give your reason behind the rejection.
>> Thanks for everyone's time!
>> Zhang, Le
>>  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Color_of_the_bikeshed