openSUSE renames its Build Service

The openSUSE Project has announced that the openSUSE Build Service will be renamed the Open Build Service, retaining the well-known OBS acronym. Jos Poortvliet, the openSUSE community manager, said that the rename is “a small but important step in the right direction for us”, noting that the idea for the name change came from community members as OBS works for more than just openSUSE.

As part of the renaming, the option for projects to brand OBS will be adapted to make it easy for them to deploy their own named OBS, while staying connected with the OBS project; the developers suggest naming a project-specific OBS instance “XXX Open Build Service”. Commenting on the announcement, Amanda McPherson, VP of marketing and developer programs at The Linux Foundation, said:’

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