“Mountain Lion is the current version of Mac OS X on the prowl,” Dennis Sellers writes for Apple Daily Report. “It’s the latest feline in a series that’s included Lion (10.7), Snow Leopard (10.6), Leopard (10.5), Tiger (10.4), Panther (10.3, Jaguar (10.2), Puma (10.1) and Cheetah (10.0).”
“To me it only makes sense that Mac OS X 10.9 — which will almost certainly be previewed at next week’s Apple Worldwide Developer Conference — be dubbed Sabretooth,” Sellers writes. “Any other cat name would seem to be a step down, and Mac OS 11 (or X1 or whatever) will probably leave the feline names behind.”
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