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Re: vocabulary

On Sun, Jun 04, 2000 at 07:18:00PM +0200, Marcin Owsiany wrote:
> On Sun, Jun 04, 2000 at 11:47:19AM -0500, Tomas wrote:
> > what do the words potato and woody mean in terms of debian/linux
> These are 'codenames' of different versions of distributions. Just like
> "Manhattan" in RedHat or "Air" in Mandrake. In Debian codenames come from
> "Toy Story" movie - they are names of characters. See
> http://www.debian.org/doc/FAQ/ch-ftparchives.html#s-sourceforcodenames

The current stable, called slink, is Debian v2.1.
potato, when it is released (should be soon!) will be v2.2.
woody is the next version after that, v2.3 I guess.
Before slink, there was hamm, v2.0.
I think bo was v1.3 or something.


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