Torvalds: 'We're not doing Linux95 … for a few years, at least'

Posted by Scott_Ruecker on Sep 14, 2013 10:57 PM EDT
The Register; By Simon Sharwood
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The next version of the Linux kernel, version 3.12, has a name: “Suicidal squirrel”. Linus Torvalds let the new name be known in a Git commit in which he killed off the “Linux for Workgroups” name used for version 3.11. The Linux Lord has not, however, entirely ruled out returning to Microsoft-themed names for future versions of the kernel, offering the following commentary on future names: “This reverts the Linux for Workgroups thing. And no, before somebody asks, we're not doing Linux95. Not for a few years, at least.

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