Re: GNOME Development Release 2.5.3: "That and a pair of testicles."

It's now a long-standing tradition to bitch about release names.  I
think we should start using randomly generated 128 bit globally unique
identifiers.  Or is that unacceptable in some cultures?

On Mon, 2004-02-09 at 07:30, Daniel Veillard wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 03, 2004 at 06:34:18PM +1100, Jeff Waugh wrote:
> > GNOME Development Release 2.5.3: "That and a pair of testicles."
>   For the record, I'm not part of the board anymore, but I STRONGLY
> OBJECTS using GNOME release name based on genitalia. I am not personally
> shocked directly but I find totally unacceptable to use wording which
> *IS* shocking for a lot of cultures, religions, or individuals as such.
>   Even for a development release the goal is to get as much use, review
> and feedback for said release and not to piss of potential users using
> gross, offensive or inappropriate machismo. I fail to see how such a
> release name could do anything but harm seriously marketing efforts
> or get considered seriously by the industrial partners we absolutely need.
>   So next time before choosing a release name 
> and if you can't, ask on the fundation list before for a minimal review,
> I just can't believe this went through without anyone blocking such
> a bad release name !
> Daniel

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