On Tue, Aug 24, 2010 at 14:42, Larry Cafiero <larry.cafiero(a)gmail.com> wrote:
On Mon, Aug 23, 2010 at 10:37 AM, Stephen John Smoogen <
> To be honest.. are Release Names really used by people when talking
> about Fedora? I see that more often in the Ubuntu/Debian communities
> than ever in Fedora/RHL communities.
Re-reading my text, I was more rude than I expected myself to be. I
apologize for any offence as I should have put more reasoning into why
I brought it up.
Frankly, yes. It's easy to refer to F13 as Goddard, just as
it's common for
those in Ubuntu to talk about Feisty, Gutsy, Karmic, Lucid, etc., in
referring to those releases. In fact, more times than not during the course
of a presentation, I'll refer to the release by name rather than by number.
Whenever I have done that even back in the day I usually got blank
stares from people. When people outside of some Fedora people mention
a release it always seems to be F13 FC6 etc etc. But that might be
just the type of people I end up hanging with. [Beyond the
But I've never really used the slogans when describing any Fedora
so I don't think we should be comparing release names to release slogans.
To me they are the same thing.. words that describe something that I
see in a release literature but not in RL. Beyond the fun of trying to
pick something for it.. I don't see a reason for either of them
myself. [And beyond the fact that my (and 2-3 developers) choice of
Apollo was RHL5.2 I really cant remember one past 6 months.]
My point -- maybe missed, maybe not -- is how important is a slogan
choosing one is causing problems and taking away from time better spent
Ok now I understand better. My view was that if it were causing fun
like the release names seem to do.. why not. However it is more legal
[Incidentally, I am just north of ambivalent about the slogan: If we
one, fine; if not, oh well. So I really don't have a horse in this race, so
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