Connotation analysis for Fedora Project codenames
jwboyer at gmail.com
Mon Mar 26 19:17:17 UTC 2012
On Mon, Mar 26, 2012 at 3:05 PM, mario juliano grande balletta
<mario.balletta at gmail.com> wrote:
> No one owns the planets, stars, galaxies, etc. Using names from
> nature could offer an endless supply of possibilities and also avoids
> cultural issues, unless there are any Raelians in the community
> (kidding :-).
> Imagine Fedora 18 ( Orion ) or Fedora 18 ( Wombat ) or Fedora 18 ( Everest )
> see the idea?
It's quite recognized that Mars is the God of War. Are you suggesting
Fedora should use a release name that promotes war? Pluto is the God of
the Underworld. Names of deities can be offensive to atheists.
See the idea? People can get offended by anything.
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