Re: alternative motd and logo?
On Fri, Aug 02, 2002 at 10:03:09AM +0200, Rudy Gevaert wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 01, 2002 at 08:20:45PM -0500, Bud Rogers wrote:
> > When I'm talking to civilians who don't know the difference, I refer to
> > my Linux box. When I'm talking to other Linuxers who understand, I
> > refer to my Debian box. I do not ever refer to my GNU box or my
> > GNU/Linux box. However, on the rare occasion when a civilian expresses
> > interest in Linux, I try to weave the terms GNU tools, Free Software,
> > and Open Source into the conversation.
> You should be consistent. Always use GNU/Linux. People who don't
> know are easier to teach. People who know should also say GNU/Linux.
In spoken conversation with people who don't know, those people will think
the opposite of GNU/Linux is 'old Linux', and GNUer is better.
Paul E Condon