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Re: what's after slink



On Sat, Oct 03, 1998 at 09:53:55PM -0500, Nathan E Norman wrote:
> On Sat, 3 Oct 1998, David Welton wrote:
>  : Debian 2.2, on the FTP site, is called sid.  If you guys want to
>  : discuss this, at least make it clear that you are talking about 2.3 or
>  : 3 or whaterver.
>  : 
>  : hamm - slink - sid
>  : 2.0  - 2.1   - 2.2
>  : 
>  : For example, those of us doing the arm port are already using Sid.  We
>  : won't have anything for slink.
> 
> I thought sid was a "permanent unstable" release, never to be released
> as stable.  I don't have the original email in front of me, though.

Oh - I see... Hrmmm  Well, now I feel stupid.  I was wondering why no
one responsed to my earlier post saying the same thing...:->

Well.. my opinion would be to find a new series of names.  These are
kind of cool, but, for most people must seem sort of boring and
uninspired.  Hamm, slink, buzz.. They just don't evoke much more than
an 'oh'.

As far as something to replace them.. hrmm.  Geography has been
popular lately.. cities, rivers..  Something international would be
good.  Lakes?  Seas?  National parks?  Drinks?:->  

Oh, wait, I have 'real' things to do.. enough brainstorming..

-- 
David Welton                          http://www.efn.org/~davidw 

	Debian GNU/Linux - www.debian.org


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