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    Default Fedora 12 Is Codenamed Constantine

    Phoronix: Fedora 12 Is Codenamed Constantine

    After having gone to the community for looking at names, Red Hat has announced that the release of Fedora 12 will be codenamed Constantine. This name had the most votes and was approved by Red Hat's Legal department of being free of any potential issues...

    http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=NzM1MQ

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    Uh? Fedora is going to donate the whole Linux community to the Roman Catholic Church?

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    Quote Originally Posted by r1348 View Post
    Uh? Fedora is going to donate the whole Linux community to the Roman Catholic Church?
    Lets just keep the religion quips out of this please. We've already had one Jade in the forums and he was enough.

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    Quote Originally Posted by deanjo View Post
    Lets just keep the religion quips out of this please.
    I agree 100%. What happened to the separation of church and Fedora's state?

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    Quote Originally Posted by DanL View Post
    I agree 100%. What happened to the separation of church and Fedora's state?
    Well it has little relevance. The theme for Fedora has been great historical leaders. Besides he even got the religion wrong. Constantine was baptized Orthodox on his death bed.

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    Quote Originally Posted by deanjo View Post
    Well it has little relevance. The theme for Fedora has been great historical leaders. Besides he even got the religion wrong. Constantine was baptized Orthodox on his death bed.
    In 337 a.d. there was still no distinction between Catholic and Orthodox Churches.

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    Quote Originally Posted by deanjo View Post
    Well it has little relevance. The theme for Fedora has been great historical leaders.
    Great leaders like Sulphur, Moonshine, Heidelburg and Werewolf ?
    What ARE you thinking ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by deanjo View Post
    The theme for Fedora has been great historical leaders.
    The theme changes for every release, in such a way that it could be argued that every release after the first one actually shares two themes. What they do is take the current name and try to link it to a new name, without reusing the previous link. According to the official theme links, Leonidas was named for the USS Leonidas (per the USS Cambridge), and Constantine was named for Constantine, Michigan (per Leonidas Township, Michigan).

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    Ok, now I want Ubuntu Caesar or Ubuntu Asterix!

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    what a stupid moronic name!

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