Results of the voting for the Fedora 17 release name

Thomas Dineen tdineen at
Wed Oct 12 18:25:52 UTC 2011

Gentle People:

"Last night I received a message via Twitter 
<> from a hot dog."

See the difficulty we are in!!! This is what happens when you
take political advice from a Hot Dog!

Hey, I know that most will consider this to be a dumb idea, but,,,
what about just naming it "Fedora Release 17", No, No No,
that will never work as it is way to adult!

Thomas Dineen

On 10/12/2011 1:02 AM, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> On 10/11/2011 11:37 AM, Ed Greshko wrote:
>> On 10/11/2011 01:39 PM, Paul Allen Newell wrote:
>>> Unless you are happy with everyone telling the "these number of people"
>>> where to put their beefy miracle --- fill in the cliche yourself (does
>>> it still sound "cute" in this context and an inside joke you wish to
>>> exhibit to the world?)
>> Not to mention, that if this is indeed an "inside joke" it just goes
>> further to advance the opinion of some that Fedora is "run" by a small
>> group of "insiders" and everyone else (the user base) are "outsiders".
> These people are "insiders" only to the extend that they have been
> involved for a long time and care enough to know to these sort of
> trivia. Other than that the information is transparently available in
> many public places.   This is a open source project after all.
> In addition to that, I don't prefer to talk about a "user base" since
> there is no bright line diving contributors and users.  Anyone who
> bothers enough to say report a bug should be considered a contributor.
> Rahul

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