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Some serious FAQ's and some fun FAQ's in Mark Shuttleworth's blog...
Many sensible people have wondered why we chose this naming scheme. It came about as a joke on a ferry between Circular Quay and somewhere else, in Sydney:

lifeless: how long before we make a first release?
sabdfl: it would need to be punchy. six months max.
lifeless: six months! thats not a lot of time for polish.
sabdfl: so we'll have to nickname it the warty warthog release.

And voila, the name stuck.
 read more | mail this link | score:7207 | -Ray, October 5, 2005
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