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    Phoronix: Linux 3.12 Codenamed "Suicidal Squirrel"

    After the Linux 3.11 kernel was codenamed "Linux for Workgroups" in reminisce of Microsoft Windows for Workgroups 3.11, Linus Torvalds is using "Suicidal Squirrel" as the Linux 3.12 kernel codename...

    http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=MTQ1OTg

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    Linus wanted to beat Mr.Shuttleworth in the contest for the bad code name, I guess!

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    • #3
      forget about windows

      it would be more healthier if we forget about the windows and focus only on linux

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      • #4
        Originally posted by amagnoni View Post
        it would be more healthier if we forget about the windows and focus only on linux
        There's nothing wrong with joking.

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        • #5
          Haha, quite a clever jab at Canonical! I like it.

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          • #6
            Originally posted by hadrons123 View Post
            Linus wanted to beat Mr.Shuttleworth in the contest for the bad code name, I guess!
            I rather think it's a not-so-subtle poke at Canonical's recent moves...

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            • #7
              Originally posted by r1348 View Post
              I rather think it's a not-so-subtle poke at Canonical's recent moves...
              Probably because of the "suicidal" part, but squirrel ?

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              • #8
                Originally posted by wargames View Post
                Probably because of the "suicidal" part, but squirrel ?
                Sounds better than Suicidal Salmon I guess...

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                • #9
                  Originally posted by wargames View Post
                  Probably because of the "suicidal" part, but squirrel ?
                  Squirrels are very busy creatures, who seem to be all over the place and have no particular focus. The same could be said about Canonical with their current plans for Ubuntu Touch, Ubuntu television, Ubuntu for Android, Ubuntu One and their, now redheaded stepchild, desktop offering.

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                  • #10
                    Originally posted by doom_oo7 View Post
                    sounds better than suicidal salmon i guess...
                    lol

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