F8 Release Name Suggestion
jwboyer at jdub.homelinux.org
Wed Aug 15 22:55:33 UTC 2007
On Wed, 15 Aug 2007 16:27:00 -0500
Douglas McClendon <dmc.fedora at filteredperception.org> wrote:
> Adam Jackson wrote:
> > On Wed, 2007-08-15 at 11:34 -0500, Douglas McClendon wrote:
> >> Tony Nelson wrote:
> >>> At 10:21 AM +1000 8/14/07, Norman Gaywood wrote:
> >>>> On Mon, Aug 13, 2007 at 10:19:17PM +0000, Kevin Kofler wrote:
> >>>>> * Moonshine theory is a Mathematical theory.
> >>>>> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moonshine_theory
> >>>> by John Conway, who also devised the "Game of Life".
> >>>> A well known object in the Game of Life is the glider.
> >>>> So moonshine --> glider
> >>> Fine with me!
> >> +1 bazillion from me
> >> And hey, maybe if we chose the glider, ESR would switch back to
> >> fedora.
> > That sounds like a vote against to me?
> It was half a troll. But then I thought more about it, and even
> though I didn't follow that thread closely, wasn't the big gist of it
> codec usability, and isn't that looking like one of the big possible
> selling features of the F8 release?
Probably, and not really. Our policy for codecs hasn't changed. The
only thing that has is CodecBuddy, which points you at other places for
(Yes, that's a slight over-simplification of CodecBuddy, but the main
point is that Fedora's policy has not changed)
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