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PatrickH
24th March 2008, 02:36 PM
The thread title explains it. My guess is Cougar. I was a bit from Wikipedia about the versions and it stated that Lynx and Cougar were registered by Apple back in 2004, but Lynx has already been used as a name for an open source text web browser for the Mac OS X Public Archive. All of the other names (Tiger, Leopard, Panther) have already been used and Apple does not have any other registered names left besides Cougar.

Any other names?

Huy
24th March 2008, 02:38 PM
Lynx the text-based browser was not created by Apple.

Your guess is as good as mine regarding 10.6. :)

PatrickH
24th March 2008, 02:43 PM
Sorry it was the University of Kansas, then revived by open source people. It's under the MAC OS X Public Archive for UNIX / Open Source items:

Apple - Downloads - UNIX & Open Source - Lynx text web browser (http://www.apple.com/downloads/macosx/unix_open_source/lynxtextwebbrowser.html)

Huy
24th March 2008, 02:47 PM
Sooner or later they're going to run out of names.

Arkhum_Eramak
24th March 2008, 02:49 PM
Nonsense, then it'll be OS XI!

PatrickH
24th March 2008, 02:50 PM
Of course Huy, but if they're going to register them as trademarks, then they would have to be public, wouldn't they?

Huy
24th March 2008, 02:50 PM
Codenames :p

And sometimes companies just register them for the sake of doing it, without actually putting it to use later on. They do that with patents too.

lifeofthepartay
24th March 2008, 03:58 PM
Mac OS X 10.6 Puma

Huy
24th March 2008, 04:02 PM
Puma was 10.1 :)

geektechnu
24th March 2008, 04:05 PM
I've said it before, and I'll say it again...

Mac OS X 10.6 Voltron

Linux_insidev2
24th March 2008, 04:06 PM
Mac OSX 10.6 Lion-O

Huy
24th March 2008, 04:06 PM
It's 10.6 Lion-O.

- from ThunderCats :p

EDIT
DAMN YOU LINUX... beat me by THAT much. :p

Beau
24th March 2008, 04:08 PM
I really want it to be 'lolcat'.

;-)

Domenic
24th March 2008, 04:08 PM
Mac OS X 10.6! Sibertooth

Or...

Mac11

MacDave
24th March 2008, 04:14 PM
Bobcat (http://macdave.cn/)

snark
24th March 2008, 04:16 PM
Apple will show they have a soft side by initially calling it Pussy, but will quickly change it to Felix

LarryH
24th March 2008, 04:21 PM
Kitten!

tcn33
24th March 2008, 04:25 PM
Maybe at this year's WWDC Steve will announce that 10.6 will be Lion, which will be followed in 2010 by OS XI. You can't really top Lion, after all :)

Jaali
24th March 2008, 04:27 PM
I reckon they will hit Mac OS XI

Time to move on from the cats...

Mac OS XI Dalmatian :)

MrJesseRoss
24th March 2008, 04:37 PM
I reckon they will hit Mac OS XI

Time to move on from the cats...

Mac OS XI Dalmatian :)

Mac OS XI.1 Schnauzer

PatrickH
24th March 2008, 04:42 PM
Maybe in 2011, Apple may call the OS XI?

icant
24th March 2008, 04:54 PM
Hello Kitty.

melted.marsbar
24th March 2008, 05:05 PM
I reckon they will hit Mac OS XI

But if we advance to OS XI, doesn't that mean there will have to be a major leap between the operating systems? Huge improvements? Completely redesigned?

If they just keep refining OS X, it makes more sense for them to keep releasing revisions of it as they have been: 10.4, 10.5, 10.6, 10.7 etc

Mitch

andytlr
24th March 2008, 05:31 PM
Mac OS XI.1 Schnauzer

Mac OS XI.2 Poodle

Alchroma
24th March 2008, 05:51 PM
Felix!!

jeremy_warnock
24th March 2008, 05:56 PM
Im hoping they will drop the cat names altogether, first they were code names and sounded kinda different and cool now they are used publicly they just sound stupid. Lets just stick to OS X 10.6, piss off the kitty names.

LeeDavis
24th March 2008, 08:49 PM
Tabby ?

Aaron
24th March 2008, 08:51 PM
Either OS X 10.6 "lolcat" or just 10.6 will do fine :)

Katey
24th March 2008, 09:37 PM
I think 10.6 will be cougar, then they'll change to sharks or something.

10.7 Hammerhead, sounds good to me.

jubilantjeremy
24th March 2008, 09:51 PM
Bobcat (http://macdave.cn/)

BOB's been done..!

YouTube - Broadcast Yourself. (http://youtube)

MrJesseRoss
24th March 2008, 10:00 PM
10.6 Longhorn!:p

snark
24th March 2008, 10:08 PM
What are the odd on Apple pulling a swifty and the next release is OS 11, rather than 10.6 ?

The Fluffy Duck
24th March 2008, 11:37 PM
10.6 English Short Hair

Huy
24th March 2008, 11:43 PM
We'll know at WWDC 2008 hopefully :)

Tom125
25th March 2008, 02:25 AM
OS X Walrus apparently!

YouTube - LEAKED New Mac OS X 10.6 Ad! (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t439_zzEloY)

:)

stewiesno1
25th March 2008, 04:39 AM
Hahaha OSX Walrus. Love it.
If its on YouTube , it must be true.

Stewie

AnthoMac
25th March 2008, 07:38 AM
Howbout a new naming convention?
iOS '09

mjankor
25th March 2008, 08:20 AM
Mac OS X 10.6 Puma

It's not a Puma!!!


I nominate 10.6 Fido.

Bart Smastard
25th March 2008, 08:35 AM
OS X Saucy Minx

:D

The Loyal
25th March 2008, 08:44 AM
Deep down inside I'm hoping for MAC OS X 10.6 - UNICRON.

Hopefully somewhere involved in 10.6 is a massive transformers fan.

The Fluffy Duck
25th March 2008, 09:28 AM
IF they go to crappy dog names I will take it as a sign apple are going down hill

iSilver
25th March 2008, 09:54 AM
10.6 Pussy ;-)

snark
25th March 2008, 10:00 AM
IF they go to crappy dog names I will take it as a sign apple are going down hill
I suspect that most of the dog names posted here are not intended to be taken seriously.

If we're speculating on a new family of code names, how about trees (spruce, aspen, willow, etc.)?

I was initially going to suggest minerals/gems, but I think some are trademarked already (eg. ruby, pearl). And what would happen if you thought you were running an OS called 'Diamond', only to find out it was a cheap knockoff called 'Cubic Zirconia' ?

bennettnz
25th March 2008, 10:26 AM
OSX Garfield.

stevejay
25th March 2008, 11:12 AM
I'm guessing Mac OS X is a brand that will stay for as long as X is an abbreviation for Unix, or the brand will slip back to simply Mac OS. As for version code names, look for other animal names in Apple trademarks. If cougar is the last unused name (doesn't matter if Lynx isn't Apple, I doubt they'd want the product confusion) Cougar's a good bet.

PatrickH
25th March 2008, 03:37 PM
OS X Walrus apparently!

YouTube - LEAKED New Mac OS X 10.6 Ad! (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t439_zzEloY)

:)

I love this ad!

It should of be for Windows Ads. :p

bigdude101
25th March 2008, 03:54 PM
Windows RG!!!!!!1111111oneoneoneeleven (http://www.deanliou.com/WinRG/)That will be the new name for OSX 10.6