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Release Naming/N Proposals

N Release Naming

According to the Release Naming Process, this page will contain a list of nominated names for the N release of OpenStack. We will accept nominations until 2015-11-15 23:59:59 UTC.

Release Name Criteria

  • Each release name must start with the letter of the ISO basic Latin alphabet following the initial letter of the previous release, starting with the initial release of "Austin". After "Z", the next name should start with "A" again.
  • The name must be composed only of the 26 characters of the ISO basic Latin alphabet. Names which can be transliterated into this character set are also acceptable.
  • The name must refer to the physical or human geography of the region encompassing the location of the OpenStack design summit for the corresponding release. The exact boundaries of the geographic region under consideration must be declared before the opening of nominations, as part of the initiation of the selection process.
  • The name must be a single word with a maximum of 10 characters. Words that describe the feature should not be included, so "Foo City" or "Foo Peak" would both be eligible as "Foo".

Names which do not meet these criteria but otherwise sound really cool should be added to a separate section of the wiki page and the TC may make an exception for one or more of them to be considered in the Condorcet poll. The naming official is responsible for presenting the list of exceptional names for consideration to the TC before the poll opens.

Exact Geographic Region

The Geographic Region from where names for the N release will come is the Texas Hill Country

Proposed Names

  • Noxville, a ghost town in Kimble County [1]
  • Nameless, a community in Travis County [2] (After six names were rejected, residents wrote back saying, "Let the post office be nameless and be damned!" The department took them at their word.)
  • Nix, a ghost town in Lampasas Country [3]
  • Niederwald, located in Hays and Caldwell counties [4], was established by German pioneers in the 1890’s. Built along the old Austin to San Antonio road known as the Camino Real
  • Nueces, a river that runs through the Hill Country [5]
  • Null, Null Heights is a street in San Antonio, TX [6]
  • Nelson, Nelson Field is a stadium in Austin, TX [7]. Mostly Inspired by music scene in Austin including Willie Nelson [8]
  • Naruna, a small community about 70 miles northwest of Austin [9]
  • Newton, a house listed on the National Register of Historical Places on East 9th street in Austin, Texas [10]

Proposed Names that do not meet the Criteria

  • Nada, a small town about 115 miles southeast of Austin [11]. The present name is an Americanized version of the Czech word "naděje," meaning "hope." - closer to Houston than the Hill Country
  • Nightman, something people are afraid of, for $500 [12] - not a place
  • Nocona (Lake [13]) - between Dallas and Wichita Falls
  • Nacogdoches (Lake [14]) - 11 characters
  • Nixon, a small town SE of San Antonio [15] - in Gonzales/Wilson county
  • Needle (Needle Peak [16]) - in Big Bend
  • Nasworthy (Lake [17]) - Tom Green County