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Re: Fedora 9 codename...



On Monday 28 January 2008 21:09:59 seth vidal wrote:
> On Mon, 2008-01-28 at 23:05 +0200, Riku Seppälä wrote:
> > I just read from the Fedora weekly news that the codename for Fedora 9
> > is Sulphur.
> > Sulphur is "rikki" in Finnish. Rikki also means "broken" in Finnish. :)
> > Well it's not really that funny but just thought I'd mention it.
>
> yah, we've been through this before, it seems to be linguistically
> impossible to find any single word in any language which does not sound
> like or translate to some sort of pejorative in some other language.
>
> so we persevere :)

  FWIW fedor (that sounds almost like fedora) in Portuguese means "really bad 
smell" so we don't even need to wait for release names. :-)

  Now it is possible to associate a bad smell to all the previous codenames so 
we are in the game again with Sulfur. ;-)

> -sv

-- 
José Abílio


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