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#41 Postby Danum » Tue Aug 10, 2010 9:00 am

upwards is not necessarily forward, sometimes you have to back to progress forward, as you say early releases of Mepis used the KDE release number, thing was everyone new what was what, my opinion anyway
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#42 Postby kmathern » Tue Aug 10, 2010 9:06 am

Jerry3904 wrote:Names: what about using valley names from WVA? My favorite would probably be Hacker Valley... But Shenandoah would likely be more catchy.
or WVA towns/cities

... I drag out the atlas ...

"Morgantown", "Charleston", "Beckley", "Cucumber", "Bean Blossom" {oops thats in Indiana, but I like the name}

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#43 Postby lucky9 » Tue Aug 10, 2010 11:21 am

If we (Mepis) stick with years it will work fine as near as I can tell, Warren just needs to settle and appears to have done so with the years being used,
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#44 Postby cookdav » Wed Aug 11, 2010 11:13 am

janthree wrote:How about this...a name and a number...since I like SciFi...how about a fictional spaceship name and number like Mepis Argo 11 (From a Arthur Clarke's A Fall of Moondust).

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Yeah, I guess I could learn to accept a 'name' in addition to
the number. But, that seem superfluous, no?

One thing is clear...I've been 'poisoned' :yuck: by the GOOFY names
(in Greek, so the 'char-set' is foreign to us "English snobs" ;) )
that the sidux folks produce!
[But, then luckily they also supply a number/date-scheme (e.g. 2010-4) or whatever,
so you/they know what kit you've installed to start 'rolling-from'.
They'll ask you for that for certain support issues.]

So, ALSO having a name seems to be of limited utility.

[Tho, I guess it DOES allow the 'troops' to have a poll
to vote on, of prospective names, so I guess the
idea isn't ALL bad.] :spinonhead:
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#45 Postby Eadwine Rose » Wed Aug 11, 2010 12:34 pm

I just hope mepis will stick with numbers. I cannot make cheese out of lenny squeeze sid blahblah, keep it simple, PLEASE, use numbers :laugh:
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#46 Postby Adrian » Wed Aug 11, 2010 1:08 pm

Eadwine Rose wrote:I just hope mepis will stick with numbers. I cannot make cheese out of lenny squeeze sid blahblah, keep it simple, PLEASE, use numbers :laugh:


Yeah, both Ubuntu and Debian have numbers, but for Debian nobody seems to use them, I find Ubuntu numbering scheme useful, I don't have to remember when Masturbating Monkey was released... For Debian it might work though because the releases are so rare so people will remember that Lenny came before Squeeze...

But yes, numbers are perfectly fine especially if they convey some info.

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#47 Postby cookdav » Wed Aug 11, 2010 1:11 pm

MM:rofl:

[Or, did you mean what Peter Sellers would refer to as "Masturbating Minky"?]

Luckily, I moved these new 'smilies' into my list just in time. :spinonhead:

If we DO go with adding 'names', you're hired :cool: to produce the list of candidates...
sure beats 'mountain/valleys'. :devil:
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#48 Postby lucky9 » Wed Aug 11, 2010 8:56 pm

Eadwine Rose wrote:I just hope mepis will stick with numbers. I cannot make cheese out of lenny squeeze sid blahblah, keep it simple, PLEASE, use numbers :laugh:


I can see where names might be a problem for you Eadwine Rose! Didn't you just move up from 6.5 or something? :rofl: :hug:
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#49 Postby cookdav » Thu Aug 12, 2010 8:26 am

lucky9 wrote:I can see where names might be a problem for you Eadwine Rose! Didn't you just move up from 6.5 or something? :rofl: :hug:


Note, Eadwine, that he did give you a 'hug', after laughing at you! :spinonhead:
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#50 Postby Eadwine Rose » Thu Aug 12, 2010 10:36 am

Where is that fish.. ;)

I never used 6.5 :laugh: I came from 6.0 even, and before that promepis 2005beta3 or something like that.

And I moved to 8.0 in .. what was it.. 2007 or something? Just looked in Synaptic, May 19th 2007.

I didn't do a THING with the system upgrade/install wise till TWO years after that :laugh: How's that for consistent ;)
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