For those of you that don’t know, Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat, had a certain release date Mark Shuttleworth of Canonical wanted. It would be released on 10/10/10, or October 10th, 2010 by around 10:10 UTC. This was called the perfect 10, and it worked pretty well.
I have an idea to get the perfect 20, which goes like this:
Ubuntu 20.20 breaks the codename rule, because there is no 20th month. But, if we ignore the 12, you get 8. So it would be released as 20.08, which is Feature Freeze, maybe? on the 20th of August on 2020 at 20:20 UTC which can relate in military time.
However the 12 signifies one year, so it would be 21.08. But as mentioned it is Feature Freeze, and wouldn’t really be worth if we have a release two months later. But it can just be a release of a test build that will be called a release as 20.20 but won’t be actually taken too seriously-just for tradition which will be the release of a test build, like Final Freeze, which is pretty ridiculous to think about it, but for this tradition it makes the most sense.
So we have Ubuntu 20.20, which will be 21.08, released on August 20th, 2021, which in 2020 calendars = 20/20/20/, and it would be released at 20:20 UTC time. (Or 8:20, to be exact) as a release that would not be taken seriously, and would only be available for like a day which can after that be accessed in Q.A. Archive and be called a release with the same name or mix of 21.04 and 21.20 or 20.04 and 20.04 (first name is 20.04 or 21.04 and last name is 21.04 or 20.04, which will probably be 20.04s name with the 20.04 animal). It would be the feature freeze (i think) of 21.10 and would be taken as a once in a lifetime opportunity because 30.30 is probably not going to happen because by then, all distros, maybe even Ubuntu probably would’ve died and one would’ve remained as the default for the world now that Windows is dead and possibly MacOS, and if not it is damn ridiculous.
And I know to people it will seem like “annoying”, “dumb”, “nonsense”, and probably “a major confusion in the community” that “makes Ubuntu seem like little kids trying to have fun”.
This is an idea, that should be thought of action now because again, Ubuntu might be gone by 30.30 (or 32.06, jesus), so it is something that should be done for fun, and if Ubuntu remains forever for some insane lucky reason, we do it is annual tradition.
Okay, so that was my long shpeel on what the Perfect 20 is, why we should do it and the issues it could possibly cause to the community. For now, we need community input-if everyone approves of this idea, or most people it might become a thing, which will be a lot of fun-kind of like Pi Day-a tradition of silliness, but not in a stupid way, just for history, and times sake.
So let me know what you guys think of this.