Interesting Fact: Most WordPress Releases Are Code Named After Well-Known Jazz Musicians Starting After version 1.0

Jazzers

WordPress core developers share a love of jazz music, and all  major releases are named in honor of jazz musicians  personally admired by the WordPress staff.

Here’s a list of releases and the musicians they were named for.

Version Musician
1.0 Miles Davis
1.2 Charles Mingus
1.5 Billy Strayhorn
2.0 Duke Ellington
2.1 Ella Fitzgerald
2.2 Stan Getz
2.3 Dexter Gordon
2.5 Michael Brecker
2.6 McCoy Tyner
2.7 John Coltrane
2.8 Chet Baker
2.9 Carmen McRae

There were three releases before 1.0 that were not named.

Release History

Version Date
.70 May 27, 2003
1.0 January 3, 2004
1.2 May 22, 2004
1.5 February 17, 2005
2.0 December 31, 2005
2.1 January 22, 2007
2.2 May 16, 2007
2.3 September 24, 2007
2.5 March 29, 2008
2.6 July 15, 2008
2.7 December 10, 2008
2.8 June 11, 2009
2.9 December 18, 2009
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Published in: on April 15, 2010 at 11:12 AM  Leave a Comment  

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