Greg DeKoenigsberg Speaks

Calling my shot

Posted in Uncategorized by Greg DeKoenigsberg on August 18, 2010

I predict that Ubuntu 11.10 will be named “Ostentatious Ocelot”.

If I’m right, someone owes me a dollar. And maybe royalties.

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  1. Jef Spaleta said, on August 18, 2010 at 11:37 pm

    I would be shocked if it wasn’t ostrich

    • Llewton said, on August 20, 2010 at 8:51 am

      My thoughts exactly. Ocelot after all has reasons to be ostentatious.
      Ostrich, not so much so.

      As for what happens after ZZ, I see people have faith in Ubuntu’s longevity :)

      I don’t, not particularly.

  2. Gideon "Gnafu" Mayhak said, on August 19, 2010 at 12:50 am

    How about Ovulating Orangutan?

    • Cyberxion said, on October 14, 2010 at 6:11 pm

      Same old sense of humor, I see. :P

      Long time no see, friend.

  3. Zoltan said, on August 19, 2010 at 6:19 am

    :)

    But what will happen if after Z-Z? Or What kind of name comes to Q-Q?

  4. Stu Jarvis said, on August 19, 2010 at 7:52 am

    @ Zoltan: Querulous Quail? ;-)

    After Z-Z I propose they follow the spreadsheet convention of AZ, AB etc:

    Apprehensive Zebra, Ambitious Budgie, Antagonistic Canary…

    • Stu Jarvis said, on August 19, 2010 at 7:54 am

      Hmm, confused myself: spreadsheet convention of AA, AB etc…

  5. warren said, on August 19, 2010 at 8:39 am

    Canonical would get sued for picking a cat if they did that by Apple, no?

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  7. Ryan Rix said, on August 20, 2010 at 10:27 pm

    Alright, dear sir, One American Dollar to you if that is indeed the name :)

  8. pinko commie bastard said, on August 24, 2010 at 2:25 am

    Having Missed the Mark with Masturbating Monkey, why should I trust your instinct now?

  9. Willem Ferguson said, on August 28, 2010 at 1:13 am

    If there is one thing that the opensource project needs,it is openness. I was recently involved in contributing to an app in the KDE environment and was amazed by the degree of territoriality and parochial interests by the developers of that specific app. I do not know if the opensource projects has any aims. It is just too diverse an assortment of people. But if it has dreams of becoming a standard, largely replacing proprietary products, then turf wars is an assured way of destroying these dreams. Is it not time we focused seriously on collaborating, creating something together that would not be possible elsewise? And to work ceaselessly to convince those who develop software for their own parochial interest that there is a bigger picture? Should the comments above not rather reflect a desire to promote openness? Just think of how the above discussion makes the developers at Apple and Microsoft giggle…..

    • Zav said, on September 2, 2010 at 3:16 pm

      @Willem
      Agreed, I always step back when try to join something for the comments of most of the greedy “leaders” and “heads” of foss groups (that actually are old and not kids) thay want a share for the use of the code forgetting that the idea of foss is not that kind of “share”

      Greed, venom, poison… may have helped 15 years ago, but now is the XXI century and, for me, that archaic behavior is out of place

  10. Steve said, on October 2, 2010 at 5:39 pm

    My money’s on Obnoxious Orangutan :)

  11. Max said, on March 7, 2011 at 2:29 pm

    You got it half right.

    Oneiric Ocelot.

    50 cents to you, sir!


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