Create a name that is pronounced how it is spelled
Devuan is. Just not in English.
This will be, what, 14-15 year old tech by now?
Probably even more since space-rated gear trails by a few years at spec parity.
A closer comparison would be: Gucci sells handbags and also supplies a specific cleaning product. Said product works fine on original Guccis, but ruins the leather on knockoff ones.
To be fair, Red Hat was the same * (still is to a lesser extent**).
There's a substantial difference: RHEL is usable.