Re: To Linux or not to Linux
On Fri, Sep 02, 2005 at 04:05:25PM -0400, Joe Smith wrote:
> I assume that by 'preching to the choir' Wouter meant: the people you are
> trying to convince already believe in what you are saying.
> I suspect that Yavor interpeted this as: the people you are trying to
> convince don't care.
> The first meaning is the correct meaning, however due to the strong
> negative connotation of the phrase it is not uncommon to misinterpret it.
The only negative connotation I can think of is that you don't get any
new converts, not something that would cross my mind initially.
Do people interpret the phrase negatively otherwise?
Wouter van Heyst