My wife and I found the entry for 'pining for the fjords' in the first
web page that came up in Google. We read the entire thing, and about
died with laughter. We've never read or watched anything Monty
Python-wise, so it was a kick for us. We loved how Praline was throwing
the parrot around. 'Hello Polly!' *chuckles* Anyway...
So.. is the next one 'pushing up daisies?' *chuckles some more*
On Sun, 2004-04-04 at 13:26, Don Allingham wrote:
> Our 1.0.0 release was called "Stable as a Tombstone" - first stable
> release of a genealogy tool.
> After 1.0.0 was released, we uncovered a nasty bug in the non-English
> versions, so we weren't as stable as we thought. "Revenge of Ed Wood"
> comes from the worst movie of all time (which I have on DVD :-), Plan 9
> from Outer Space, directed by Ed Wood. In this movie, cardboard
> tombstones are accidentally knocked over by the actors. I guess they
> weren't too stable.
> 1.0.2 is a reference to an old Monty Python sketch, where the dead
> parrot is claimed to not be dead, but "pining for the fjords". In other
> words, the 1.0.X release isn't dead yet.
> Alex and I get a kick out of obscure release names :-) Gives everyone a
> challenge to figure out what they mean.
> On Sun, 2004-04-04 at 08:31, Jason Salaz wrote:
> > > Saturday 03 April 2004 06:13, you wrote :
> > > > TRAMPS 1.0.2 has been released
> > > ^
> > >
> > > Hmm... That software really sounds..... filthy ??
> > >
> > > lol
> > >
> > > :)
> > > I've got the feeling I'm never going to live this one down :-)
> > Don, you are probably right. We will remember this for a long time to
> > come. *smirks* That was the first thing I noticed. My wife and I
> > laughed. It's funny. =0) But, nevertheless your cool anyway. I'm
> > still trying to figure out how you get these release names anyway. The
> > "Revenge of Ed Wood", the "pining of the fjords"? Definitely
> > interesting to say the least.
> > -Jason
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