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Release Naming/S Proposals

S Release Naming

According to the Release Naming Process, this page will contain a list of nominated names for the S release of OpenStack. We will accept nominations until 2018-03-05 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 S release will come is Berlin

Proposed Names

Spree (a river that flows through the Saxony, Brandenburg and Berlin states of Germany)

SBahn (The Berlin S-Bahn is a rapid transit system in and around Berlin)

Spandau (One of the twelve boroughs of Berlin)

Stein (Steinstraße or "Stein Street" in Berlin, can also be conveniently abbreviated as đŸș)

Steglitz (a locality in the South Western part of the city)

Springer (Berlin is headquarters of Axel Springer publishing house)

Staaken (a locality within the Spandau borough)

Schoenholz (A zone in the Niederschönhausen district of Berlin)

Shellhaus (A famous office building)

Suedkreuz ("southern cross" - a railway station in Tempelhof-Schöneberg)

Schiller (A park in the Mitte borough)

Saatwinkel (The name of a super tiny beach, and its surrounding neighborhood) (The adjective form, Saatwinkler is also a really cool bridge but that form is too long)

Sonne (Sonnenallee is the name of a large street in Berlin crossing the former wall, also translates as "sun")

Savigny (Common place in City-West)

Soorstreet (Street in Berlin restrict Charlottenburg)

Solar (Skybar in Berlin)

See (Seestraße or "See Street" in Berlin)

Proposed Names that do not meet the criteria

Schwarzwald (The Black Forest is outside of the Berlin vicinity, but soooo cool))

Schoenhausen Palace (German: Schloss Schönhausen, a Baroque palace in the borough of Pankow, Berlin)

Schoeneberg (German: Schöneberg, one of Berlin's localities, part of Tempelhof-Schöneberg borough)

Schwanenwerder (a pretty island that is totally within the city limits)

Schmoeckwitz (German: Schmöckwitz, a cool locality in the South East with a lot of water)

Schmetterlingswiesen ("butterfly meadows" - a park in eastern Berlin)

SO36 (historic denomination of a part of Kreuzberg, and also a famous club associated with the punk scene) (if digits are allowed...?)

Sanssouci (The palace of Frederick the Great located just outside of Berlin in Pottsdam, but considered by many as part of Berlin)

Schrippe (A frequently used word in original Berlin dialect for bread roll)

Spatz/Sperling (little birds in Berlin, very popular and widespread)

Suhl (small town in the Thuringian Forest, 350 km far away from Berlin. Spoken like the CI system Zuul)

Sandmann (popular puppet from German Television for kids, produced in Berlin-Adlershof film studios)

Schwerbelastungskorper (Massive concrete cylinder erected as a geotechnical experiment...very German name, which means it's too long.)

Schnee (This is the German word for snow, short and fairly pronounceable.)