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#1  tubemonkey 08-22-2019, 01:08 PM
Google deserts desserts: Android 10 is the official name for Android Q

About time! Besides, what dessert begins with the letter Q?

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Google has officially named the next version of Android, which is due to be released this fall: Android 10. Breaking the 10-year history of naming releases after desserts, the company is bailing on providing a codename beginning with a subsequent letter of the alphabet (in this case, Q), which is the way we’ve been referring to Android up to now. This year is Android 10, next year will be Android 11, and so on.

After a quarter of quiet, the quintessence of Android’s brand has quickly changed without quarrel, resolving a quandary and quitting the quixotic quest to pull a Q dessert out of the quiver. Google won’t quaver on the decision to move away from desserts, which answers a quadrillion querulous questions about the names. Google has decided it is a quaint tradition that needed to be quite quashed — or at least quelled. Instead, the codename will be quarantined inside Google, so I have qualms and feel queasy about the quantity of quips that will queue up quoting the Android source code in an attempt to quibble that the dessert names still qualify as real. It all seems like a quagmire, but at least qualitatively, the new naming scheme is less quirky.
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Going with a new naming scheme for the 10th version of Android makes a bit of sense; it’s a landmark release. Still, given how difficult it is to put a common dessert to the letter Q, I noted to Google’s Sameer Samat, VP of product management for Android, that it was awfully convenient that Google picked this release to switch up the naming scheme.
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#2  frahse 08-22-2019, 01:32 PM
Well, I am really a bit underwhelmed, but I guess I will manage.
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#3  rem736 08-22-2019, 01:42 PM
that, i think, is a record on the number of "q" words used in an article.
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#4  lumpynose 08-22-2019, 02:45 PM
Quote tubemonkey
Google deserts desserts: Android 10 is the official name for Android Q

About time! Besides, what dessert begins with the letter Q?
Quenelle? That's the only one that I could think of, and I wasn't even sure what it was.

https://guide.michelin.com/en/article/dining-in/kitchen-language-what-is-quenelle
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#5  Apache 08-22-2019, 02:50 PM
Quinoa Pudding?????????
Apache
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#6  lumpynose 08-22-2019, 03:03 PM
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Quinoa Pudding?????????
Apache
Can you buy puffed quinoa? Imagine making Rice Krispies treats with that.
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#7  fjtorres 08-22-2019, 03:29 PM
Quote tubemonkey
Google deserts desserts: Android 10 is the official name for Android Q

About time! Besides, what dessert begins with the letter Q?
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=5ceQQb3N5Cg

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Melicoccus_bijugatus

Quenepas.
Picked at the right time they are mildly sweet, slightly tangy, and great to suck on. A seasonal fruit they just happen to be in season right now.

(They can also be fermented to make killer booze. Taino indians knew their stuff.)
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#8  Tarana 08-22-2019, 05:34 PM
What was wrong with Quince Pie?
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#9  fjtorres 08-22-2019, 05:57 PM
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What was wrong with Quince Pie?
It didn't look as "advanced" as Windows 10 or iPhone X.
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#10  j.p.s 08-22-2019, 06:06 PM
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It didn't look as "advanced" as Windows 10 or iPhone X.
Roman numerals are advanced?
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