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|+ style="font-size: 1.05rem;" | Kodi (formerly XBMC) development codenames<ref name="versioning" />
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! scope="col" style="font-size: 1rem; min-width: 6vmax;" | Codename
! Codename !! First released as version !! To what the name refers?
! scope="col" style="font-size: 1rem; min-width: 6vmax;" | Initial release
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! scope="col" style="font-size: 1rem; min-width: 50vmax;" | Alludes to
| Atlantis || XBMC 8.10 || The science fiction television series 'Stargate Atlantis'. <ref>http://xbmc.org/xbmc-future-versioning-and-codenames</ref>
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! scope="row" style="font-size: 0.95rem;" | [[Archive:XBMC 8.10 point release|Atlantis]]
| Babylon || XBMC 9.04 || The space station in the cult classic science fiction television series 'Babylon 5'. This codename also references the mythical city of Babylon. <ref>http://forum.kodi.tv/showthread.php?tid=51636&pid=331014#pid331014</ref>
| style="text-align: center;" | [[Archive:XBMC 8.10 point release|XBMC 8.10]]<ref name="atlantis" />
|-
| style="padding: 0.25em 1em;" | The science fiction television series ''[[wikipedia:Stargate Atlantis|Stargate Atlantis]]''.
| Camelot || XBMC 9.11 || The mythical 'Camelot' from the King Arthur tales.
|-
|-
! scope="row" style="font-size: 0.95rem;" | [[Archive:XBMC 9.04 point release|Babylon]]
| Dharma || XBMC 10.0 || The 'Dharma Initiative' in the television series 'Lost'.
| style="text-align: center;" | [[Archive:XBMC 9.04 point release|XBMC 9.04]]<ref name="babylon" />
|-
| style="padding: 0.25em 1em;" | The titular space station in the television series ''[[wikipedia:Babylon 5|Babylon 5]]'', itself a namesake of the [[wikipedia:Babylon|capital city]] of the ancient [[wikipedia:Babylonia|Babylonian Empire]].
| Eden || XBMC 11.0 || The mythical 'Garden of Eden' from the Bible
|-
|-
! scope="row" style="font-size: 0.95rem;" | Camelot
| Frodo || XBMC 12.0 || Erwin Beckers, one of the three founders. <ref>http://www.team-mediaportal.com/about-the-team/about-frodo</ref>
| style="text-align: center;" | XBMC 9.11<ref name="camelot" />
|-
| style="padding: 0.25em 1em;" | The name of the castle and court which served as the capital of the realm in which the [[wikipedia:King Arthur|Arthurian legends]] are set.
| Gotham || XBMC 13.0 || The main city from the 'Batman' franchise.
|-
|-
! scope="row" style="font-size: 0.95rem;" | [[Archive:Dharma Guide|Dharma]]
| Helix || Kodi 14.0 || The science fiction television series 'Helix'
| style="text-align: center;" | XBMC 10.0<ref name="dharma" />
|-
| style="padding: 0.25em 1em;" | A fictional research project, the [[wikipedia:Dharma Initiative|DHARMA Initiative]] was a recurring plot element in the television series ''[[wikipedia:Lost (TV series)|Lost]]''.
| Isengard || Kodi 15.0 || The 'Iron fortress' from Tolkien's many stories about Middle-Earth.
|-
|-
! scope="row" style="font-size: 0.95rem;" | [[Archive:XBMC v11 (Eden) FAQ|Eden]]
| Jarvis || Kodi 16.0 || The A.I. that Tony Stark (Ironman) owns, Just A Rather Very Intelligent System, or J.A.R.V.I.S  
| style="text-align: center;" | [[Archive:XBMC v11 (Eden) changelog|XBMC 11.0]]<ref name="eden" />
|-
| style="padding: 0.25em 1em;" | The [[wikipedia:Garden of Eden|paradisiacal setting]] for the [[wikipedia:Genesis creation narrative|creation narrative]] common to the [[wikipedia:Abrahamic religions|Abrahamic religions]], in which it is said that mankind first dwelt.
| Krypton || Kodi 17.0 || The planet where Superman was born.
|-
|-
! scope="row" style="font-size: 0.95rem;" | [[Archive:XBMC v12 (Frodo) FAQ|Frodo]]
| Leia || Kodi 18.0 || Princess Leia Organa of Alderaan, later known as General Leia Organa (Star Wars). <ref>https://kodi.tv/kodi-18-leia/</ref>
| style="text-align: center;" | [[Archive:XBMC v12 (Frodo) changelog|XBMC 12.0]]<ref name="frodo" />
|-
| style="padding: 0.25em 1em;" | The personal nickname of one of the three founders of the XBMC project, Erwin "Frodo" Beckers.<ref name="beckers" />
| Matrix || Kodi 19.0 || The 1999 science fiction film written and directed by the Wachowskis <ref>https://forum.kodi.tv/showthread.php?tid=330506</ref><ref>https://kodi.tv/article/kodi-19-gets-codename</ref>
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|-
! scope="row" style="font-size: 0.95rem;" | [[Archive:Codename G|Gotham]]
| Nexus || Kodi 20.0 || Multiple connections- Blade Runner, Star Trek, World of Warcraft, StarCraft. <ref>https://forum.kodi.tv/showthread.php?tid=360624</ref> <ref>https://kodi.tv/article/the-votes-have-been-counted-and-verified/</ref>
| style="text-align: center;" | [[Archive:XBMC v13 (Gotham) changelog|XBMC 13.0]]<ref name="gotham" />
| style="padding: 0.25em 1em;" | A fictional city in which [[wikipedia:Batman|Batman]], the [[wikipedia:DC Comics|DC Comics]] [[wikipedia:Superhero|superhero]], resides (commonly believed to be an abstraction of [[wikipedia:New York City|New York City]]).
|-
! scope="row" style="font-size: 0.95rem;" | [[Archive:Helix|Helix]]
| style="text-align: center;" | [[Archive:Kodi v14 (Helix) changelog|Kodi 14.0]]<ref name="helix" />
| style="padding: 0.25em 1em;" | An American science fiction/horror television series entitled [[wikipedia:Helix (TV series)|Helix]], which was airing at the time of this release.
|-
! scope="row" style="font-size: 0.95rem;" | [[Archive:Isengard|Isengard]]
| style="text-align: center;" | [[Archive:Kodi v15 (Isengard) changelog|Kodi 15.0]]<ref name="isengard" />
| style="padding: 0.25em 1em;" | The 'Iron fortress' which is depicted as an "industrial hell" in [[wikipedia:Tolkien's legendarium|J.R.R. Tolkien's legendarium]].
|-
! scope="row" style="font-size: 0.95rem;" | [[Archive:Jarvis|Jarvis]]
| style="text-align: center;" | [[Archive:Kodi v16 (Jarvis) changelog|Kodi 16.0]]<ref name="jarvis" />
| style="padding: 0.25em 1em;" | The [[wikipedia:Artificial intelligence|A.I.]] that [[wikipedia:Tony Stark (Marvel Cinematic Universe)|Tony Stark]] created, responsible for controlling his [[wikipedia:Iron Man's armor (Marvel Cinematic Universe)|Iron Man armor]] (an acronym for [[wikipedia:J.A.R.V.I.S.|Just A Rather Very Intelligent System]]).
|-
! scope="row" style="font-size: 0.95rem;" | [[Archive:Krypton|Krypton]]
| style="text-align: center;" | [[Archive:Kodi v17 (Krypton) changelog|Kodi 17.0]]<ref name="krypton" />
| style="padding: 0.25em 1em;" | The [[wikipedia:Krypton (comics)|fictional planet]] named after the [[wikipedia:Krypton|chemical element]] with symbol Kr and atomic number 36, where Kal-El (better known as [[wikipedia:Superman|Superman]]) was born.
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! scope="row" style="font-size: 0.95rem;" | [[Leia]]
| style="text-align: center;" | [[Kodi v18 (Leia) changelog|Kodi 18.0]]<ref name="leia" />
| style="padding: 0.25em 1em;" | [[wikipedia:Princess Leia|Leia Organa]], a fictional princess and later general from [[wikipedia:Alderaan|Alderaan]], who is one of the main protagonists in the [[wikipedia:Star Wars|Star Wars franchise]].
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! scope="row" style="font-size: 0.95rem;" | [[Matrix]]<ref name="matrix-forum-codename" /><ref name="matrix-blog-codename" />
| style="text-align: center;" | [[Kodi v19 (Matrix) changelog|Kodi 19.0]]<ref name="matrix" />
| style="padding: 0.25em 1em;" | An [[wikipedia:The Matrix (franchise)|American media franchise]] consisting of four feature films created by [[wikipedia:The Wachowskis|the Wachowskis]]
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! scope="row" style="font-size: 0.95rem;" | Nexus<ref name="nexus-forum-codename" /><ref name="nexus-blog-codename" />
| style="text-align: center;" | Kodi 20.0
| style="padding: 0.25em 1em;" | Multiple connections- Blade Runner, Star Trek, World of Warcraft, StarCraft.
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| colspan="3" class="reflist" style="background-color: #fff; border-bottom: hidden; border-left: hidden; border-right: hidden; font-size: 0.9em; padding: 0.75em; text-align: left;" | <div class="reflist" style="column-width: 28em;"><references>
<ref name="versioning">[[Archive:Team Kodi|Team XBMC]] ({{#dateformat:2008-08-18|mdy}}), [https://kodi.tv/article/xbmc-future-versioning-and-codenames/ XBMC future versioning and codenames], [https://kodi.tv/blog Kodi Blog].</ref>
<ref name="atlantis">[[Archive:Team Kodi|Team XBMC]] ({{#dateformat:2008-11-13|mdy}}), [https://kodi.tv/article/xbmc-810-atlantis-released/ XBMC 8.10 Atlantis released], [https://kodi.tv/blog Kodi Blog].</ref>
<ref name="babylon">[[Archive:Team Kodi|Team XBMC]] ({{#dateformat:2009-05-06|mdy}}), [[forum:51636|XBMC 9.04 'Babylon' released, ready for download]], [https://forum.kodi.tv Kodi Community Forum].</ref>
<ref name="camelot">[[Archive:Team Kodi|Team XBMC]] ({{#dateformat:2009-12-23|mdy}}), [https://kodi.tv/article/xbmc-911-camelot/ XBMC 9.11: Camelot], [https://kodi.tv/blog Kodi Blog].</ref>
<ref name="dharma">[[Archive:Team Kodi|Team XBMC]] ({{#dateformat:2010-12-17|mdy}}), [https://kodi.tv/article/xbmc-100/ XBMC 10.0], [https://kodi.tv/blog Kodi Blog].</ref>
<ref name="eden">[[Archive:Team Kodi|Team XBMC]] ({{#dateformat:2012-03-23|mdy}}), [https://kodi.tv/article/xbmc-110-eden/ XBMC 11.0 - Eden], [https://kodi.tv/blog Kodi Blog].</ref>
<ref name="frodo">[[Archive:Team Kodi|Team XBMC]] ({{#dateformat:2013-01-28|mdy}}), [https://kodi.tv/article/xbmc-120-frodo/ XBMC 12.0 - Frodo], [https://kodi.tv/blog Kodi Blog].</ref>
<ref name="beckers">[[User:Frodo|Beckers, Erwin]] ({{#dateformat:2006-11-15|mdy}}), [https://www.team-mediaportal.com/about-the-team/about-frodo About Frodo], [http://www.team-mediaportal.com/ MediaPortal].</ref>
<ref name="gotham">[[User:Martijn|Kaijser, Martijn]] ({{#dateformat:2014-05-03|mdy}}), [https://kodi.tv/article/xbmc-130-gotham-rises/ XBMC 13.0 - Gotham rises], [https://kodi.tv/blog Kodi Blog].</ref>
<ref name="helix">[[User:Natethomas|Betzen, Nathan]] ({{#dateformat:2014-12-22|mdy}}), [https://kodi.tv/article/kodi-140-helix-unwinds/ Kodi 14.0 - Helix Unwinds], [https://kodi.tv/blog Kodi Blog].</ref>
<ref name="isengard">[[User:Natethomas|Betzen, Nathan]] ({{#dateformat:2015-07-20|mdy}}), [https://kodi.tv/article/kodi-150-isengard-one-release-rule-them-all/ Kodi 15.0 - Isengard - One Release to Rule Them All], [https://kodi.tv/blog Kodi Blog].</ref>
<ref name="jarvis">[[User:Natethomas|Betzen, Nathan]] ({{#dateformat:2016-02-20|mdy}}), [https://kodi.tv/article/kodi-160-jarvis-mark-xvi/ Kodi 16.0 - Jarvis - Mark XVI], [https://kodi.tv/blog Kodi Blog].</ref>
<ref name="krypton">[[User:Kibje|Kib]] ({{#dateformat:2017-02-04|mdy}}), [https://kodi.tv/article/kodi17/ Kodi 17.0], [https://kodi.tv/blog Kodi Blog].</ref>
<ref name="leia">[[User:Prof Yaffle|Prof. Yaffle]] ({{#dateformat:2019-01-28|mdy}}), [https://kodi.tv/article/kodi-180/ Kodi 18.0], [https://kodi.tv/blog Kodi Blog].</ref>
<ref name="matrix-forum-codename">[[User:Levi.baker88|Baker, Levi]] ({{#dateformat:2018-04-03|mdy}}), [[forum:330506|Kodi v19 'M........" Codename suggestions]], [https://forum.kodi.tv Kodi Community Forum].</ref>
<ref name="matrix-blog-codename">[[User:H.udo|Silva, Cris]] ({{#dateformat:2019-04-23|mdy}}), [https://kodi.tv/article/kodi-19-gets-codename/ Kodi 19 gets a codename], [https://kodi.tv/blog Kodi Blog].</ref>
<ref name="matrix">[[User:Prof Yaffle|Prof. Yaffle]] ({{#dateformat:2021-02-19|mdy}}), [https://kodi.tv/article/kodi-19-0-matrix-release/ Kodi 19.0 "Matrix" - Release], [https://kodi.tv/blog Kodi Blog].</ref>
<ref name="nexus-forum-codename">[[User:Karellen|Karellen]] ({{#dateformat:2021-02-19|mdy}}), [[forum:360624|Kodi v20 N - Codename suggestions]], [https://forum.kodi.tv Kodi Community Forum].</ref>
<ref name="nexus-blog-codename">[[User:Prof Yaffle|Prof. Yaffle]] ({{#dateformat:2021-06-07|mdy}}), [https://kodi.tv/article/the-votes-have-been-counted-and-verified/ The Votes Have Been Counted and Verified…], [https://kodi.tv/blog Kodi Blog].</ref>
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Kodi (formerly XBMC) development codenames[1]
Codename Initial release Alludes to
Atlantis XBMC 8.10[2] The science fiction television series Stargate Atlantis.
Babylon XBMC 9.04[3] The titular space station in the television series Babylon 5, itself a namesake of the capital city of the ancient Babylonian Empire.
Camelot XBMC 9.11[4] The name of the castle and court which served as the capital of the realm in which the Arthurian legends are set.
Dharma XBMC 10.0[5] A fictional research project, the DHARMA Initiative was a recurring plot element in the television series Lost.
Eden XBMC 11.0[6] The paradisiacal setting for the creation narrative common to the Abrahamic religions, in which it is said that mankind first dwelt.
Frodo XBMC 12.0[7] The personal nickname of one of the three founders of the XBMC project, Erwin "Frodo" Beckers.[8]
Gotham XBMC 13.0[9] A fictional city in which Batman, the DC Comics superhero, resides (commonly believed to be an abstraction of New York City).
Helix Kodi 14.0[10] An American science fiction/horror television series entitled Helix, which was airing at the time of this release.
Isengard Kodi 15.0[11] The 'Iron fortress' which is depicted as an "industrial hell" in J.R.R. Tolkien's legendarium.
Jarvis Kodi 16.0[12] The A.I. that Tony Stark created, responsible for controlling his Iron Man armor (an acronym for Just A Rather Very Intelligent System).
Krypton Kodi 17.0[13] The fictional planet named after the chemical element with symbol Kr and atomic number 36, where Kal-El (better known as Superman) was born.
Leia Kodi 18.0[14] Leia Organa, a fictional princess and later general from Alderaan, who is one of the main protagonists in the Star Wars franchise.
Matrix[15][16] Kodi 19.0[17] An American media franchise consisting of four feature films created by the Wachowskis
Nexus[18][19] Kodi 20.0 Multiple connections- Blade Runner, Star Trek, World of Warcraft, StarCraft.