[gmx-developers] So . . . Gromacs? GROMACS?
David van der Spoel
spoel at xray.bmc.uu.se
Sat Apr 13 20:53:55 CEST 2013
On 2013-04-13 20:50, Shirts, Michael (mrs5pt) wrote:
> Mark, Justin-
> It's good to have your opinion, but it seems like this should be something
> that has a correct answer, not just opinions! It would be good to hear from
> the main developers as to what it should be, and then perhaps we should try
> to change the references on the website so that they are consistent, and
> maybe make a note of that somewhere on the webpage on the correct usage.
All capital I would say.
By the way there are many core developers now :-)
> Michael Shirts
> Assistant Professor
> Department of Chemical Engineering
> University of Virginia
> michael.shirts at virginia.edu
>> From: Mark Abraham <mark.j.abraham at gmail.com>
>> Date: Thu, 11 Apr 2013 23:01:43 +0200
>> To: Discussion list for GROMACS development <gmx-developers at gromacs.org>
>> Cc: "michael.shirts at virginia.edu" <michael.shirts at virginia.edu>
>> Subject: Re: [gmx-developers] So . . . Gromacs? GROMACS?
>> On Thu, Apr 11, 2013 at 10:43 PM, Justin Lemkul <jalemkul at vt.edu> wrote:
>>> On Thu, Apr 11, 2013 at 3:34 PM, Shirts, Michael (mrs5pt) <
>>> mrs5pt at eservices.virginia.edu> wrote:
>>>> What is the official way to write the name? Gromacs or GROMACS? Is there
>>>> one? It's frequently 'Gromacs' on the web site, but the manual and
>>>> Bioinformatics paper on 4.5 says "GROMACS". Should this be standardized on
>>>> the web page?
>>> Being that it's an acronym, I've always tried to make it GROMACS on the
>>> website and in the manual, wherever I find it occurring; I always thought
>>> that was the correct way.
>> Ja, same. But I have no real care either way. I have more important wars to
>> fight. Like whitespace on gerrit :-P
>> Some inconsistencies remain, but such is life with wikis. I get lazy in my
>>> emails and type "Gromacs," but that's just because I want to avoid shift ju
>>> jitsu and/or caps lock.
>>> Justin A. Lemkul, Ph.D.
>>> Research Scientist
>>> Department of Biochemistry
>>> Virginia Tech
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