Re: OS X to macOS

From: Daniel Gustafsson <daniel(at)yesql(dot)se>
To: Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net>
Cc: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>, PostgreSQL WWW <pgsql-www(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: OS X to macOS
Date: 2017-02-18 21:49:55
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> On 18 Feb 2017, at 19:40, Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net> wrote:
> On Sat, Feb 18, 2017 at 7:23 PM, Daniel Gustafsson <daniel(at)yesql(dot)se <mailto:daniel(at)yesql(dot)se>> wrote:
> > On 18 Feb 2017, at 17:00, Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us <mailto:tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>> wrote:
> >
> > Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net <mailto:magnus(at)hagander(dot)net>> writes:
> >> On Sat, Feb 18, 2017 at 12:16 AM, Daniel Gustafsson <daniel(at)yesql(dot)se <mailto:daniel(at)yesql(dot)se>> wrote:
> >>> Apple rebranded Mac OS X to macOS in 2016, and are now referring to all
> >>> versions as macOS.
> >
> >> Have they retroactively re-branded old versions, or do we need to consider
> >> that?
> >
> > As Daniel said, they're retroactively calling all versions macOS. I'm
> > sure you can still find "OS X" in places, but that's just because they
> > haven't been thorough about updating everything.
> Although it might qualify as nitpicking, I did deliberately leave OS X Server
> 10.7 with “OS X” since that’s an app and not an operating system, and it was
> when shipped named OS X Server.
> I noticed you also left the url as macosx. Do we care enough to rename that and have to set up a redirect, or are we fine to keep it macosx there?

Changing, and adding a redirect from /macosx, seemed a bit overkill to me.
Wouldn’t hurt, but I dont think /macosx will be a cause of confusion.

> > I think "macOS" is just better all-around for our purposes, and we should
> > be grateful for the opportunity to change our documentation.
> +1
> Good enough for me - applied :)


cheers ./daniel

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