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

From: Thomas Dineen <tdineen_at_nospam>
Date: Wed Oct 12 2011 - 18:25:52 GMT
To: users@lists.fedoraproject.org

Gentle People:

"Last night I received a message via Twitter
<http://twitter.com/#%21/beefymiracle> from a hot dog."

See the difficulty we are in!!! This is what happens when you
take political advice from a Hot Dog!

Hey, I know that most will consider this to be a dumb idea, but,,,
what about just naming it "Fedora Release 17", No, No No,
that will never work as it is way to adult!

Thomas Dineen

On 10/12/2011 1:02 AM, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> On 10/11/2011 11:37 AM, Ed Greshko wrote:
>> On 10/11/2011 01:39 PM, Paul Allen Newell wrote:
>>> Unless you are happy with everyone telling the "these number of people"
>>> where to put their beefy miracle --- fill in the cliche yourself (does
>>> it still sound "cute" in this context and an inside joke you wish to
>>> exhibit to the world?)
>> Not to mention, that if this is indeed an "inside joke" it just goes
>> further to advance the opinion of some that Fedora is "run" by a small
>> group of "insiders" and everyone else (the user base) are "outsiders".
> These people are "insiders" only to the extend that they have been
> involved for a long time and care enough to know to these sort of
> trivia. Other than that the information is transparently available in
> many public places. This is a open source project after all.
>
> http://darkmattermatters.com/2011/10/11/the-origins-of-the-beefy-miracle/
>
> In addition to that, I don't prefer to talk about a "user base" since
> there is no bright line diving contributors and users. Anyone who
> bothers enough to say report a bug should be considered a contributor.
>
> Rahul

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