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Re: Luna +1's Name and Some Other Stuff
Isis is fine for me.
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On Fri, Aug 16, 2013 at 9:15 PM, alienus <alienus@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Yes, the codename is great, and thanks for the other news.
> All seems very good.
> Keep up the good work.
> Best regards.
> 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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