OT - IDC Explains Linux Went Right

Willy Hamra w.hamra1987 at gmail.com
Mon Apr 14 14:49:34 UTC 2008


i think gutsy and feisty are perfect names, it is others who said we
should use serious names, but really? who sets these standards? we
should always have some cool names to remind us that we are running
cool OSes that doesnt give a **** about their name, OSes that simply
work, cool name or not.

On 4/14/08, p.daniels <teeahr1 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Michael Leone wrote:
> > On Mon, Apr 14, 2008 at 10:20 AM, p.daniels <teeahr1 at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> >> Billie Walsh wrote:
> >>  >
> http://www.theinquirer.net/gb/inquirer/news/2008/04/11/idc-explains-linux-went-right
> >>  >
> >>  > "*IDC RESEARCHERS* reckon that the Linux market will be worth almost
> $50
> >>  > billion by 2011."
> >>  >
> >>  > <snip>
> >>  >
> >>  > "Now if only they could drop ridiculous code names like Gutsy Gibbon
> and
> >>  > Loquacious Lemur, they'd be home and dry. ยต
> >>  Exactly. I move we all switch to sensible names like iNoun, Longhorn,
> >>  and, uh... Yahoo!
> >>
> >
> > well ... Longhorn was a code name, not an official release name.
> > That's a bit different ...
> Gutsy Gibbon is also a code name, not a release name.
>
> -pd-
>
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