The Future of release names

Pam Chestek pchestek at
Wed May 9 14:02:35 UTC 2012


I would be happy to participate in the meetings so I can provide insight
into what may be more or less successful methodologies from a clearance

Pam Chestek

On 5/9/2012 4:39 AM, Toshio Kuratomi wrote:
> At the last Board Meeting, the Board looked at the poll results asking
> whether people felt like continuing to name releases.  The results seemed
> to show that many people do like having a name associated with Fedora
> releases.  However, the discussion before and after has shown there is
> a desire to improve upon the current method of selecting the names.
> The Board decided that it would be worthwhile to come up with a new
> procedure for selecting the name for the Fedora 19 release and beyond to
> attempt to solve some of the issues that have been brought up.  The Board
> is looking for volunteers who would like to do two things:
> (1) Answer the following questions:
> * What benefits does the Project get from the current release naming
>   process?
> * What changes do people want to see in a revised process?
> (2) Come up with at least one proposal and analyze it according to the
>     answers to the previous questions.
> If anyone is interested in coming to a weekly meeting to work on this,
> please feel free to contact me.  If anyone would like to champion this,
> please contact me ASAP so I know whether there is someone else who's going
> to champion this or if I need to lead the effort.
> I've put up a wiki page that tries to summarize the answers to the first two
> questions that I've seen circulated on the advisory-board mailing list and a
> link to the only proposal I currently know of (mizmo's proposal to use
> a single theme for all of the new Fedora releases).
> Thanks,
> -Toshio
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