Pinot -> Panther

arn

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ThinkSecret reports that the next major Mac OS X upgrade will be named "Panther".

This is reportedly a change from an eWeek article in which it was called Pinot.

Thinksecret also confirms a report of a minor 10.2 update coming in the next few weeks, as originally reported by Spymac

Meanwhile, Apple released a final security update for Mac OS X 10.1 today... found in your software update. This update does not affect Jaguar 10.2.
 

drastik

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well, I guess we can start speculating wildly now, waddaya say, an OS that can emulate every major game console?
 

irmongoose

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Originally posted by MacBandit
Ambitious Lemon is right the Cheeetah name has already been used.

v10.0 = Cheetah
v10.1 = Puma
v10.2 = Jaguar
v10.3? = Panther

What's next Tiger or maybe Tigger the OS that bounces!!
Oh. Right. Sorry about that.. wasn't really into OS X until I got my iMac...

:eek:



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PyroTurtle

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bouncing OS = dock...works for me at least...i like the thougt of a Winnie the Pooh themed names of OS versions....
anywho, i don't care what it's called as long as it's better than the one before it! ::militaristic voice::gosh dang it i want speed and stability! ::end militaristic voice::
 

amnesiac1984

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actually i thought black panthers were incredibly rare and endangered, and that normal panthers are not black but something else, i'm not sure which! Maybe they literally are Jaguars!
 

tliptak

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What about the Lion. Its the king of beasts and Mac OS X whatever version is the king of operating systems.
 

Capt. Obvious

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Pussies Galore!

Pumas, cougars, panthers, jaguars, and mountain lions - all the same cat, just depends on where you see it.

Surprisingly common in N.A., S.A., Africa, maybe India.

Lion may be "king of beasts", but it's a lard-butt sort of kingship...not the sort of thing to rally the troops, IYKWIM.
 

theaz

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here are the cat species that I am aware of:

African golden cat
baby cat
black-footed cat
bobcat
Canada lynx
caracal
cheetah
clowded leopard
Eurasian lynx
fishing cat
flat-headed cat
Geoffroy's cat
Iberian lynx
jaguar
jaguarundi
jungle cat
kodkod
leopard (= panther)
lion
margay
mountain cat
ocelot
oncilla
pampas cat
puma (= mountain lion = cougar)
rusty spotted cat
sand cat
serval
snow leopard
Temminck's golden cat
tiger
wild cat

Have I missed anything obvious? At my count, this means that Apple could keep going all the way to Mac OS X 13.1 using non-synonymous big cat names alone (and assuming 0.1 releases each time ;) I think the name "wild cat" is a pretty good one myself.

Note amnesiac1984 & StuPid QPid: A panther is a type of leopard not jaguar although mistakes regarding its identity are made not infrequently.
 

theaz

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Re: Pussies Galore!

Originally posted by Capt. Obvious
Pumas, cougars, panthers, jaguars, and mountain lions - all the same cat, just depends on where you see it.

Surprisingly common in N.A., S.A., Africa, maybe India.

Lion may be "king of beasts", but it's a lard-butt sort of kingship...not the sort of thing to rally the troops, IYKWIM.
umm, that is incorrect.

pumas, mountain lions and cougars are the same (Felis [Puma] concolor )
jaguar (Panthera onca) is a species in itself
as is the leopard and panther (Panthera pardus)

indeed, pumas are quite different to the jaguar and leopard and are assigned to a different genus. sorry for being technical, but i felt that misinformation had to be corrected.