Version naming

Mark Ellse mde at
Sun Jan 10 20:19:08 UTC 2010

Each version of Ubuntu has, effectively, three names.

For instance, the latest release is:

Ubuntu Karmic          or is it Ubuntu 9.10?        or is it Ubuntu Koala?

The presence of these three names makes it difficult to know how to search
for issues with a particular version.

It would be much better if each version of Ubuntu was always referred to by
a single name and if two of these three ways of referring to a version were
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