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Re: Results of the voting for the Fedora 17 release name

From: Michael Schwendt <mschwendt_at_nospam>
Date: Tue Oct 11 2011 - 12:21:25 GMT
To: users@lists.fedoraproject.org

On Tue, 11 Oct 2011 14:07:50 +0200, CW (Christoph) wrote:

> Am Dienstag, den 11.10.2011, 13:25 +0200 schrieb Michael Schwendt:
> > On Tue, 11 Oct 2011 10:23:15 +0200, CW (Christoph) wrote:
> >
> > > Am Dienstag, den 11.10.2011, 08:40 +0200 schrieb Erik P. Olsen:
> > > > On 11/10/11 03:02, Jared K. Smith wrote:
> > > >
> > > > > The Fedora 16 release name is: Beefy Miracle
> > > >
> > > > Childish.
> > >
> > > Why?
> >
> > Well, try to explain it to the users without talking in riddles.
>
> Have we ever explained names like Tettnang or Zod?

Of course, except that early Fedora release names have been decided on
without voting.

http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/History_of_Fedora_release_names
http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fedora-_und_Red-Hat-Versionsnamen

The Fedora Release name process has become much more open compared with
Red Hat Linux ( http://www.smoogespace.com/documents/behind_the_names.html ).

Even during the RHL era. Red Hat Linux users that tried to figure out
the connection between consecutive release names. With Red Hat Linux
employees laughing their ass off about what connections the community
came up with in sometimes longer discussions.
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