How will Apple name the last 3 versions of OS X?

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  1. Julien macrumors G4

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    Just for fun we all know that 10.6 will be Snow Leopard? There are only 2 big cat names left (Lion and Cougar) but 3 more versions of OS X to go. If 10.7 is Lion and 10.8 is Cougar what will Apple name 10.9 if there are no more names to use?

    Also a Cougar is a Puma so has it already been used leaving only 1 big cat name left?:D
     
  2. arkitect macrumors 603

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    Why only 3 versions left? :confused:

    We don't know that. You are just assuming… ;)
     
  3. Tallest Skil macrumors P6

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    Lynx. Apple has that trademarked.

    Snow Tiger.
    Maybe LION?

    Snow Lion.
     
  4. SnowLeopard2008 macrumors 604

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    There's only three version left, because of the OS X name. X means 10, as a roman numeral (I, II, IV, etc). I believe Apple is not dumb enough to continue with the cat names. They'll probably switch to OS 11.x after snowleopard or the the one after it. One or the other. I'm guessing a 2011 release for OS 11, matching numbers.
     
  5. mkrishnan Moderator emeritus

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    Because the world is coming to an end, my friend. :D

    As the Arctic ice caps melt and more and more cars emit more and more pollution, Snow Leopard will give way to Dirty Snow Leopard and then Melting Leopard, Rising Oceans. Finally, in 2014, Tsunami Leopard, Crashing Wave will descend on the coastal seaboards, wiping out most of the world's major port cities and killing billions of people, plunging humanity into a long and dark age of peril.
     
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    Where will you be when the ApocaLynx comes?
     
  7. netdog macrumors 603

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    That was 10.0.

    Cheetah, Puma, Jaguar, Panther, Tiger, Leopard, Snow Leopard, Lynx, Lion, Snow Lion.

    Then OS XI... with FISH.
     
  9. arkitect macrumors 603

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    How do you jump to that conclusion?

    Apple can stop it at 10.6…
    They can also take it on to 10.11… 10.12…

    What law dictates that it has to stop at 10.9?
    Surely you're not getting confused by the old 10.10 = 10.1 myth? ;)
    :D

    And yes, Yes, I know X=10. :rolleyes:
     
  10. nick9191 macrumors 68040

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    This doesn't mean Apple have to make 3 more versions if they choose not to. They can also make more than 3 more versions, for example OS X Tiger is currently on 10.4.11.

    Ah arkitect beat me to it.
     
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  12. Killyp macrumors 68040

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    They bought out 10.4.11.

    The decimal places aren't there for mathematical reasons, they show revision numbers. The first number (10) shows the major revisions/overhauls of the OS (or has been since OS 7), the second number (now 5) shows the revision of the 'main' OS. The third number shows the update revision.

    It's nothing to do with numerical order etc...
     
  13. mkrishnan Moderator emeritus

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    Out surfing. I love the smell of napalm in the morning. :D
     
  14. synner macrumors member

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    I'd like to see them name it after my cat...

    OS X 'Colin' has a nice ring to it... :)

    Bri
     
  15. mkrishnan Moderator emeritus

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    (I can't believe I'm posting multiple times in a thread on this topic).

    OS X CanHasCheezburger would be a good option too. Just throwing it out there.

    [​IMG]
     
  16. SnowLeopard2008 macrumors 604

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    True... but its not "perfect". Apple products always have symmetrical designs. And OS X 10.13.1 is too long to remember and it sounds weird. And if they keep on going with the cat names it's going to get boring after awhile. And Jobs is all about "pizzaz", something cool and new. :D
     
  17. arkitect macrumors 603

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    But then again neither are Apple's latest products. (Perfect that is.) ;)
     
  18. Julien thread starter macrumors G4

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    No such animal as a Snow Lion and a Lynx is not a big cat.
     
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    Tell Apple. They have the trademark on Lynx.

    Of course there isn't a snow lion. It was a joke.

    Snow Tiger works... only because there are white ones.
    [​IMG]
     
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    1. Fast Leopard
    2. Windows Leopard
    3. Dead Leopard
     
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    OS X Garfield.

    OS X Felix.

    OS X Golden Retriever with Cat in his gut. Then OS 11 with dogs.
     
  23. ecche macrumors regular

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    Of course there are only 2 possibilities left now:

    i 'Deaf Leopard'

    or

    ii 'Lion King' with system sounds by Sir Elton John ('Circuits of Life'; 'The Lion core sleeps tonight')
     
  24. Eric Lewis macrumors 68020

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    Mac OS X Kitty

    Small things..reallyy can be big!
     
  25. acxz macrumors regular

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    OS X Top Cat
    OS X Sylvester
    OS X Tom and Jerry (sans Jerry)


    These could all work.
     

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