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Thread: Fedora 15 Might Be Dubbed Malmstrom, Woody

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    Default Fedora 15 Might Be Dubbed Malmstrom, Woody

    Phoronix: Fedora 15 Might Be Dubbed Malmstrom, Woody

    Rather than coming up with the codename for the next Fedora release deep within Red Hat, the community is leveraged with anyone being allowed to propose a potential name prior to these names being reviewed by Red Hat's legal department and the voting on the final name then commencing by Fedora contributors. With this open process, there's also more than a few interesting name proposals with each release. Case in point, Fedora 14 could have been called Fytnargin. With the release of Fedora 14 now being just a month out, name proposals for Fedora 15 have started...

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    They're actually considering "Woody"? If I remember correctly, that's the name of an old version of Debian...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Plombo View Post
    They're actually considering "Woody"? If I remember correctly, that's the name of an old version of Debian...
    Woody is Debian 3.0 from some time in 2002 IIRC

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    That is just a list of submissions. Nothing has been accepted to or rejected from consideration yet.

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    Let's just hope it's not mooninite. Because 2d will be getting old by then.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C6Cog...eature=related

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    what's up with all of the german names?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Plombo View Post
    They're actually considering "Woody"? If I remember correctly, that's the name of an old version of Debian...
    Exactly. "Laughlin is a Linux distribution and so is Woody". It's just someone having a little fun with the link rule.

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