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Re: Fedora 9 codename...



On Mon, 2008-01-28 at 22:02 +0000, José Matos wrote:
> 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. :-)

We've known that one for a long time. It may have even been you who
mentioned it. I gave up caring about various interpretations in all
languages a long time ago. Hell, if a name like "blows chunks with
gusto" happened for our F13 release, that'd be fine.


-sv



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