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Re: Dennis Ritchie

From: Roger K. Wells <ROGER.K.WELLS_at_nospam>
Date: Thu Oct 13 2011 - 19:21:20 GMT
To: users@lists.fedoraproject.org

+1

On 10/13/2011 12:10 PM, Marko Vojinovic wrote:
> On Thursday 13 October 2011 15:41:24 Rahul Sundaram wrote:
>> Fedora 17 name has already been voted upon. Fedora 18 codename
>> suggestions will be requested when Fedora 17 is about to be released
> I think it would be more appropriate to rename F16, rather than wait for a
> whole year to pay respects to the man. Since Ritche was a key inventor of both
> C and UNIX, I believe a case can be made to make an exception and rename the
> first upcoming release, which will be F16.
>
> Rahul, can you present the case to the relevant people, maybe open a vote on
> it so that everyone can formally state their opinion?
>
> My suggestion is the following:
>
> (1) Rename F16 to "Ritchie" (or "Dennis", whatever people like better),
> (2) Rename F17 to "Verne" (in order not to insult the great writer),
> (3) Rename F18 to "Beefy Miracle" (in order to keep the chain of "is a"
> naming).
>
> I think that is the least Fedora Community can do to pay respects to Dennis
> Ritchie. Opinions?
>
> Best, :-)
> Marko
>

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