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Zram or zram
Hey, Smuckola! As I've described it in , "zram" isn't a trademark so the MOS section simply doesn't apply. That's just a name of one part of the Linux kernel, and it's mentioned almost everywhere in lowercase. Of course, I'm more than open to discussing this further. — Dsimic (talk | contribs) 21:42, 19 May 2015 (UTC)
- @Dsimic:Sorry, the fact that they didn't literally file a trademark is irrelevant to the fact that this is a manual of style and not a legal office or a court. Everything else listed in the manual is also listed everywhere as such, which is also not the point. You completely misunderstand the point of the manual. This is how this situation is actually handled everywhere in Wikipedia, as per that manual, which that manual clearly states. The procedure is to say what it actually is in English, and then say "stylized as". Because that's what the word "stylized" means; a language isn't stylization, and an encyclopedia is for the language. I'm simply reading you the manual, as all other articles know.— Smuckola(talk) 21:47, 19 May 2015 (UTC)
I think it's fairly obvious that zram means (compressed random access memory) because that's what it does, and Z is often used to indicate compression for various reasons;
- The .z extension was used by one of the first compression tools pack based on Huffman's 1952 work.
- most current compression tools use a variant of Jacob_Ziv's 1977 work.
compression tools using z;
- That is an interesting theory, but we need a ref to add this to the article. - Ahunt (talk) 17:14, 12 April 2016 (UTC)