cvs commit: src/sys/dev/sound/pci ich.c

Alexey Dokuchaev danfe at
Tue Sep 21 22:32:35 PDT 2004

On Tue, Sep 21, 2004 at 10:32:07AM -0700, John-Mark Gurney wrote:
> Dag-Erling Sm?rgrav wrote this message on Tue, Sep 21, 2004 at 16:12 +0200:
> > Ruslan Ermilov <ru at> writes:
> > > On Tue, Sep 21, 2004 at 01:17:55PM +0000, Dag-Erling Smorgrav wrote:
> > > >   Log:
> > > >   Correct the capitalization of "nVidia".
> > > Err, it should be in all uppercase according to their site:
> > 
> > It is consistently spelled nVidia in the rest of the tree, which is
> > why I chose that spelling.  If the correct spelling is NVIDIA, then it
> > should be changed to NVIDIA throughout the tree, not just in one or
> > two places.
> After a brief search, it appears that NVIDIA has changed the spelling
> to that.  They did use to spell it nVidia, but after a google search:
> nVidia turned up no spellings of nVidia in the first
> 8 pages (besides urls which are all lowercase), that is enough to
> convince me that NVIDIA is now the correct way to spell it.

However, their binary drivers (x11/nvidia-driver) identify themselves as
nVidia according to dmesg(8), so I personally would be happy with `nVidia'
more than `NVIDIA'.  All caps is also not as visually appealing as mixed
case word.

Just my $.02.


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