[openstack-dev] OpenStack Meiji (明治) - Our next release name has been selected

Russell Bryant rbryant at redhat.com
Wed Jul 8 15:16:21 UTC 2015

On 07/08/2015 01:50 AM, Michael Micucci wrote:
> Dear all,
> #4 was Mitaka (三鷹, meaning "three hawks"), I believe?
> Mitaka is a very beautiful city, if I may say so (I lived there, so I'm
> a bit biased :)), with Inokashira Park, a zoo, and many walking trails. 
> Plus, the Ghibli Museum is there, which celebrates a very famous and
> well-loved animation studio throughout the world, with a similar
> pedigree to Disney in the U.S.A. (such as Spirited Away, Howl's Moving
> Castle, Nausicaa and the Valley of the Wind, My Neighbor Totoro, among
> many other great films)  With animation being a world-wide export from
> Japan, it seems like a nice (and current) thing to celebrate.
> I'd like to support Iwamoto-san's proposal in the interest of peace and
> cooperation between our international communities, and suggest we switch
> to "Mitaka."
> I just hope there are no legal problems with this name as well. :)

This sounds great to me.  If the issue had been raised earlier, it
wouldn't have made it on the candidate list.  I think quickly dropping
it and doing a check on "Mitaka" sounds like a good plan.


Russell Bryant

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