Connotation analysis for Fedora Project codenames

mario juliano grande balletta mario.balletta at
Mon Mar 26 23:37:55 UTC 2012

Good point!  I stand corrected!  You never know what someone will find
offensive.  Thx for reminding me about that!  I guess I have no choice
, I withdraw my suggestions.

I appreciate the feedback and for letting me participate.  It's the
best way to learn my around the community.

Thx again!

On Mon, Mar 26, 2012 at 3:17 PM, Josh Boyer <jwboyer at> wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 26, 2012 at 3:05 PM, mario juliano grande balletta
> <mario.balletta at> 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.
> josh
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