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Fedora 9 - Sulphur

From the wacky names we call products file..

Red Hat's Fedora Linux community has settled on a name for their next distribution release. Instead of it being an executive decision of some sort, Fedora opened up the process in a voting contest with the winner being - Sulphur.

Fedora 8 had the code name Werewolf  and Fedora 7 was codenamed Moonshine.

While Sulphur might seem like an odd name, the list that Fedora developers got to vote on had a few names that were definitely a whole lot weirder. Here's the final vote count:

 62 | Sulphur
          54 | Bathysphere
          43 | Chupacabra
          39 | Mayonnaise
          32 | Dragicorn
          29 | Woodwose
          23 | Tourette
          13 | Asperger
          13 | Barmanou
          10 | Chingachgook
           6 | Kingsport Town
           5 | Marfan

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