Is Ubuntu going to adapt Ice Weasel?

Caroline Ford at
Wed Oct 18 11:42:31 BST 2006

> When we consider whether to use this name I think people should know that
> "weasel" is derogatory. I think this makes us look a little unprofessional. <> gives weasel n2 as "A
person regarded as sneaky or treacherous"

Free Dictionary <> gives "weasel out"
as "To back out of a situation or commitment in a sneaky or cowardly

FOLDOC <> gives
weasel as "A naive user, one who deliberately or accidentally does things
that are stupid or ill-advised. Roughly synonymous with loser."

Caroline <>
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