The Future of release names

Toshio Kuratomi a.badger at
Wed May 9 17:57:45 UTC 2012

On Wed, May 09, 2012 at 09:36:56AM -0400, Brian Proffitt wrote:
> Could you provide the link to that wiki page you referred to?

Hmm... That would help wouldn't it? ;-)


> Thanks,
> Brian Proffitt
> On Wed, May 9, 2012 at 4:39 AM, Toshio Kuratomi <a.badger at> 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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