View Full Version : Code names and other coelacanths

October 18th, 2011, 09:00 AM
I'm probably going to be answered as though I were a hybrid of Ebenezer Scrooge and Darth Vader, but can we quit with the code names for Linux distributions, already? People are taking them way too seriously.

SOURCE (http://www.linuxpromagazine.com/Online/Blogs/Off-the-Beat-Bruce-Byfield-s-Blog/Code-names-and-other-coelacanths)

One of the better reads I have had this morning...


October 18th, 2011, 01:52 PM
As a coelacanth I object to being spoken of as long pass my heyday. I will still be swimming around long after humans have eaten all the cod.

Copper Bezel
October 18th, 2011, 04:57 PM
Since when are Ubuntu's release names "code names"? I didn't realize there was any connection between the two ideas. They're just names that sound snappier than numbers for the press releases.