On Tuesday 13 November 2007 21:32:15 Jeff Spaleta wrote: > On Nov 12, 2007 10:58 PM, Nicu Buculei <nicu_fedora nicubunu ro> wrote: > > Jakub 'Livio' Rusinek wrote: > > > Simply - Owl, Nightbird, Humming or Bird :) . > > > > I absolutely hate to be "that guy" but... the name decision is not ours > > (Art Team) to make and traditionally now is also too early for it. > > Is it too early? I think there are proposed changes for the > development process which would put the "naming" process earlier in > part to get the art team time to have the option to build a theme > associated with the codename. > > Regardless of when it happens, there are established rules for the > name game, which I assume people in this thread are not aware of. > Names between releases must relate. Release N+1 must be named such > that releaser N+1 relates to N, such that releases N+1 and N-1 are not > similarly related. So we can for example just keep picking city names > or flower names over and over again. > > The rules for F9 as I understand them are: > The relationship that connects Moonshine and Werewolf cannot be re-used. > The F9 name and werewolf must share are "both are" relationship. > The F9 name and moonshine must not share a "both are" relationship > You also should provide an obvious next relationship that can be used > to connect the name to F9 to F10 > > The "Unicorn" example I provided follows the name game rules. I stated > the N+1 to N relationship explicitly. Both a unicorn and a werewolf > are mythical creatures whereas moonshine is not. > I also hinted at the next relationship that can be used to move beyond > unicorn. Unicorn was the mascot for my high school, so for F10 you > could move from unicorn to any high school mascot that was not a > mystical creature. Though that's actually not a good out. A better out > would be Tom Cruise movie co-stars (a unicorn was in the movie > Legend). > > Names like "galaxy" or "night bird" need to be given in the context of > the "N+1 and N are a something, but N+1 and N-1 are not a > something" rule. The naming isn't random, but its constrained by how > clever we are coming up with relationships between the names. > > -jef > > _______________________________________________ > Fedora-art-list mailing list > Fedora-art-list redhat com > http://www.redhat.com/mailman/listinfo/fedora-art-list Jupiter? That's a fictional eagle :) And, we can use some other planet's name for F10 :) -- Laith Juwaidah http://www.ljuwaidah.org/
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