History of Fedora release names
Fedora release name history
Name n and n+1 must share an is-a (not a has-a) relationship, but n and n+2 must not share the same is-a relationship as n and n+1.
Fedora 10 (Cambridge)
- Cambridge and Sulphur are both names of cities. It has also special significance since Cambridge was the original code of Red Hat Linux 10 before it became Fedora Core 1. So we are in a way going back in a circle.
Fedora 9 (Sulphur)
- Sulphur is an element that causes an adverse reaction (tarnishing) when it contacts silver. In mythology, it is a element used to drive away werewolves.
Fedora 8 (Werewolf)
- Werewolf is the name of a movie about a dude who turns into a werewolf. A werewolf also has an adverse reaction (death) when it comes into contact with silver.
Fedora 7 (Moonshine)
- Moonshine is an independent record label, and also the name of a movie.
Fedora Core 6 (Zod)
- General Zod is a character in the DC Comics universe, as well as an independent record label.
Fedora Core 5 (Bordeaux)
- Bordeaux is a wine-producing region in France, as well as a comic book character.
Fedora Core 4 (Stentz)
- Andre Stentz is a French winery. As such, both Heidelberg and Stentz are distributors of alcoholic beverages.
Fedora Core 3 (Heidelberg)
- Heidelberg is a city in Germany, and also a brand/distributor of beer.
Fedora Core 2 (Tettnang)
- Tettnang is a city in Germany that is a producer of hops.
Fedora Core 1 (Yarrow)
- Yarrow is a plant with many uses. Prior to the use of hops in the flavoring of beer, yarrow was used for this purpose.