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We now have a page to describe the /e/ pro-privacy, open source mobile ecosystem, that already exists! 😀
What is /e/, what's in /e/, what will be in /e/...
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gitlab.e.foundation/e/wiki/en/

@gael This sounds ok and it looks like a variant of LineageOS. I'm not sure I'd trust Mozilla location services though.

Also the name "e" is an obvious fail. If I search for "e" in any search engine I'll get a lot of stuff which isn't relevant to this project.

@bob Sure, we are forking LineageOS to build the ROM, with different apps, degooglisation, different launcher, online services.
Mozilla location services, OK, what alternative would you suggest?
Regarding the name, I agree that it's a little tough, and I hope we can find a better and secure name this year. (on the meatime, if you search for "/e/ mobile os" or "/e/ android", it works)

@bob Sure, we are forking LineageOS to build the ROM, with different apps, degooglisation, different launcher, online services.
Mozilla location services, OK, what alternative would you suggest?
Regarding the name, I agree that it's a little tough, and I hope we can find a better and secure name this year. (on the meatime, if you search for "/e/ mobile os" or "/e/ android", it works)

@rugk @bob yes it's LOS fork (see my comment in the thread)

@gael
why does this name sound like one of 4chan boards?

@Wolf480pl Well, this is for textual representation, cos in that case "e" is probably a little too short. The logo doesn't have the slashes. One option I have in mind is to switch to |e| or e|, this could do e|os or something.
The difficulty to find a new name is:
- having something simple and efficient, in line with the story, and I'd like to keep the "e" somewhere
- having something secure regarding TM (this point is really a nightmare)

@Wolf480pl @gael what does this have to do with eechi? this is a horrible name
@Wolf480pl @gael I fear that your project might get confused with that a lot...
@gael @Wolf480pl appears more user focused than most projects like it, good luck with it!

@gael @fence
Basically, if you type a single letter between slashes, many people will think you're referring to a 4chan board with that url.

And 4chan board /e/ is for Ecchi.

@Wolf480pl @fence Hmm OK, frankly I didn't know! That could be amusing in some way, but it's not really actually 😕

@gael @fence
hey it could've been worse. At least it's not /b/.

@Wolf480pl @fence oh yes, it could have been worse like about murdering, pedophilia etc.

@gael @Wolf480pl @fence sorry to jump in like this, but what are the reasons behind using /e/ in the first place? If the letter is important, you might want to use a substitute for it like "eta" (greek for "e") or something like that

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