[development] code names for core releases?

Gabor Hojtsy gabor at hojtsy.hu
Wed Sep 20 06:44:27 UTC 2006

On Tue, 19 Sep 2006, Trae McCombs wrote:
> Not sure if it's been mentioned before in this discussion, but Ubuntu (and
> other projects) do this too.
> for instance:
> 5.10 - Breezy Badger
> 6.06 - Dapper Drake [ Came out in June ]
> 6.10 - Edgy Eft [ Due in October ]

And Ubuntu also took advantage of changing the version number of Dapper, 
when they needed to postpone the release (they use year.month based 
version numbers). This is how they profited from having names instead of 


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