Posted May 26, 2011 21:17 UTC (Thu) by ortalo (subscriber, #4654)
Parent article: 2.8.0?
What about changing the kernel name on occasion too?
I mean, Linux has been used for a long time; other hackers may deserve some credit too no?
And that would be more amusing than mere numbers, imagine questions on LKML: are you running Cox, Andrex or Rustyx?
Admittedly, the ordering might be a little more difficult to remember than with integers; but maybe we could sort out some easily remembered scheme. I propose the order of chronological appearance in LWN quotes of the week.