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Re: Luna +1's Name and Some Other Stuff
Yes, the codename is great, and thanks for the other news.
All seems very good.
Keep up the good work.
Le 16/08/2013 21:13, Alfredo Hernández a écrit :
> +1 for Isis, it feels completely right for elementaryOS.
> On 16 Aug 2013 21:09, "Daniel Foré" <daniel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> <mailto:daniel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>> wrote:
> Hey dudes (and hopefully a few dudettes these days),
> First of all, congratulations to all of you on 100k+ downloads in
> the first week. That is freaking killer. We're getting rave reviews
> and (despite bug #1 being closed) we keep hearing from tons of
> people that are first-time Linux users coming from Windows and Mac
> OS. If you haven't been in contact with this positive energy yet, I
> encourage you to hit up youtube for an ego boost. Now down to business!
> I'm writing to announce the codename of the next elementary release:
> "Wanking Wallaby"
> Jk. What is this, Ubuntu?
> I'm leaning strongly towards "Isis" for this one. It's short (2
> syllables), should be generally pretty easy to pronounce, etc. Isis
> is the egyptian mother god of the throne, "friend of slaves,
> sinners, artisans, and the downtrodden". You can read up more about
> her here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Isis
> Munchor says I should go full Hitler and not allow any arguments,
> but if you think the name totally sucks you can definitely say that.
> If not, let's go with it! (And even if so, we'll probably still go
> with it!)
> Also, I think in general most of us think it would be the best idea
> to release Isis (see, I'm already going with it) as closely as
> possible to Ubuntu 14.04. We have a lot to prove about our ability
> to provide updates in a timely manner and we're getting some
> negative feedback from developers/nerds about our 12.04 base. So
> let's address that and make sure that elementary is the best open
> platform for both users and developers (and I guess nerds too).
> Cody is currently working on updating Congrego to spit out some
> super bleeding edge Saucy-based builds. If any of you are already on
> Saucy, you know how broken Pantheon currently is. Indicators and
> Plugs are huge problems that we need to address. We're considering
> moving both of these into lib peas plugins for Wingpanel and
> Switchboard (respectively). Any feedback on that plan is very welcome.
> In general, the first priority for Isis is going to be updating all
> of our apps to compile/run with the latest libraries. You should
> know that Midori with the latest webkitGTK is amazing. I'm working
> on porting eGtk and it's going pretty swell. You should also know
> that all the fancy libaccounts stuff is now available for someone to
> start playing with so we can get sweet online integration. I believe
> that Clutter with the touch-related bits is also available so that
> is also very exciting for those of use that have a multi-touch
> trackpad available.
> Anyways, let's get rolling on this cycle. We have 8 months to become
> even more awesome.
> For the greater glorification of our Holy Mother Isis,
> Daniel Foré
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