[ubuntu-uk] What's In A Name?

Alan Bell alan.bell at theopenlearningcentre.com
Mon Jun 13 10:32:03 UTC 2011

On 13/06/11 11:18, Avi Greenbury wrote:
> Tony Scott wrote:
>> "Since the actual release date is not known until it's ready and
>> humans tend to prefer names rather than numbers, a set of codenames
>> are used by developers and testers during the buildup to a release:"
> I particularly like here the implication that the courtesy of bending 
> to the preference of humans need not be extended beyond developers and 
> testers as far as the users :)
yeah, well seeing as this discussion started with the point that users 
prefer "cool" names like "7" and not silly code names then it seems 
about right.


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