[TC] W release naming

Albert Braden Albert.Braden at synopsys.com
Wed Feb 12 17:52:03 UTC 2020

A few years ago I would have thought that this was nonsense. I still do, but nonsense is the order of the day. We have to be careful to not give the professionally offended an opportunity.

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From: Zane Bitter <zbitter at redhat.com> 
Sent: Wednesday, February 12, 2020 9:07 AM
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Subject: Re: [TC] W release naming

On 12/02/20 6:57 am, Jean-Philippe Evrard wrote:
> On Tue, 2020-02-11 at 17:39 +0100, Thierry Carrez wrote:
>> Personally I could see how 'Wodewick' could be perceived as a joke on
>> speech-impaired people
> I agree that at first sight this looks very bad. Which should be taken
> into consideration. However, an extra fact/trivia for Wodewick (for
> those who didn't know, like I was, as it's not mentioned on the wiki):
> Terry Jones (director of the movie) had himself rhotacism.

Also another fun fact: if you're explaining, you're losing ;)

> So IMO, the presence of the (bad?) joke in the movie itself is a proof
> of Jones' openness.

TIL, thanks! Another reason to love the movie, while also not choosing 
this as the release name.

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