I vote b with Martin's revisions.
On Sat, Nov 6, 2021, 22:03 C R <cajhne(a)gmail.com> wrote:
My concern is that a "PLC" if anyone looks it up on Google
for example, is
exactly the opposite of what Inkscape is. If it's important that Inkscape
is seen as charity, then we should not use the abbreviation "PLC" for
anything. If it doesn't matter, then PLC is fine. And yes, Conservancy is
"Conservancy". Not The Conservancy. :)
On Fri, Nov 5, 2021, 00:30 Martin Owens <doctormo(a)gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, 2021-11-04 at 17:21 -0700, Josh Andler wrote:
> > Honestly, I think we're likely to run into issues with most
> > abbreviations as it's a rather common problem. Given that, it just
> > makes more sense to handle it how it's typically handled in writing
> > by spelling it out the first time it's used in a document with the
> > abbreviation in parentheses.
> For legal documents this is true. Though we use PLC quite widely. We
> should just be careful with public facing communications like the
> website team page, wiki pages, chat room names, news articles, tweets,
> that sort of thing.
> PLC is so well known in Europe that it's often used a short-hand for "a
> generic business" so you'll hear things like "UK PLC" which is a
> way the press refers to the UK government.