seth vidal wrote, On 01/28/2008 05:05 PM:
On Mon, 2008-01-28 at 22:02 +0000, JosÃ© Matos wrote:
> On Monday 28 January 2008 21:09:59 seth vidal wrote:
>> On Mon, 2008-01-28 at 23:05 +0200, Riku SeppÃ¤lÃ¤ wrote:
>>> I just read from the Fedora weekly news that the codename for Fedora 9
>>> is Sulphur.
>>> Sulphur is "rikki" in Finnish. Rikki also means "broken"
in Finnish. :)
>>> Well it's not really that funny but just thought I'd mention it.
>> yah, we've been through this before, it seems to be linguistically
>> impossible to find any single word in any language which does not sound
>> like or translate to some sort of pejorative in some other language.
>> so we persevere :)
> FWIW fedor (that sounds almost like fedora) in Portuguese means "really bad
> smell" so we don't even need to wait for release names. :-)
We've known that one for a long time. It may have even been you who
mentioned it. I gave up caring about various interpretations in all
languages a long time ago. Hell, if a name like "blows chunks with
gusto" happened for our F13 release, that'd be fine.
OK, Quick someone start setting up the voting booths for F13 codename, we
already have a candidate. :)
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