Re: Proposal request for ideas on naming Fedora releases.

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I think this beefy miracle, and the spherical cow - made an radical
step that grabs attention, and everybody wants to know our system. I
think we can simply use discoverers, scientists to respect before them
- and they are reachable all over in many themes. What do you think?

2012/7/20 Caitlyn O'Hanna <ravenoak@xxxxxxxxx>:
> As "suit-and-tie" as some may view it, I'd rather have "$distro
> $relver" than "$distro $relver
> $somestupidname-yes-im-talking-to-you-beefy-miracle"
>
> What happened to the days of having names like Leonidas and Verne?
> Maybe include in the rules that it needs to be slightly more relevant
> than "beey miracle" or "chicken vindaloo"?
>
>
> --Caitlyn
>
> On Thu, Jul 19, 2012 at 11:29 AM, DJ Delorie <dj@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>
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>> Please do not give instructions to the general population, that the
>> general population cannot follow.  I am thus posting to the users@
>> list, where this original request was sent.
>>
>>
>> My only request is to avoid names that sound like themes from other
>> distros.  Any scheme we choose needs to be different enough to stand
>> on its own.
>>
>> For example, any "$adjective $noun" name is going to make people think
>> of Ubuntu, and any "$distro $name" is going to sound like Debian.  The
>> previous "Fedora $release $is-a-noun" scheme was "our way" and IMHO we
>> should return to that.
>>
>> Removing the code name completely seems to me like a step in the
>> suit-and-tie direction and I would hate to see our project go that
>> path.
>>
>> DJ Delorie
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