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Re: Renaming F16 codename to "Ritchie"



----- Original Message -----
> On Thu, Oct 13, 2011 at 12:01 PM, Marko Vojinovic <vvmarko@xxxxxxxxx>
> wrote:
> >
> > Dear Board members and everyone else,
> >
> > I have just subscribed to this list in order to raise this
> > question, apologies
> > if I am breaking any list ettiquette. :-)
> >
> > Based on a recent (today's) death of Dennis Ritchie, the man who
> > invented both
> > C and UNIX (along with Kernighan and Thompson, of course), I am
> > proposing a
> > way for the Fedora Community to pay respects to him, in the
> > following way.
> >
> > (1) To open a vote for the following change in the Fedora
> > codenames:
> >     * to rename the upcoming F16 release from "Verne" to "Ritchie",
> >     * to rename the F17 release from "Beefy Miracle" to "Verne",
> >     * to name the F18 release "Beefy Miracle".
> > (2) To implement the decision reached by voting.
> 
> This is a lovely sentiment but I think it would prove difficult to
> accomplish at this point in time and would be a little disruptive to
> the artwork/codename theming that is already finished.
> 
> As an alternative I would suggest leaving the codenames as they are
> but when we release F16 we do so in memory of Dennis Ritchie.

+1, it's too late for code name change but dedicate F16 to two 
awesome men - Jules Verne and Dennis Ritchie! One in code name,
another one as dedication.

Jaroslav

> John
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