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Re: New name: Call for opinions


|--==> On Tue, 19 Aug 2008 00:39:03 +0200 (CEST), Andreas Tille <tillea@rki.de> said:

  AT> On Mon, 18 Aug 2008, Karsten Hilbert wrote:
  >>>Use your energy to write better software, to marketeer the current name.

  AT> Well, OK, this is actually a bad trade.  Marketeering the current name
  AT> just consumed all of my energy.  Believe me, I hate the renaming - but
  AT> over five years experience with the former name I lost any hope that
  AT> there is any chance to educate people about the name.  I seriosely
  AT> tried and continuosely failed.

  AT> But thanks for your opinion anyway

I do agree. In my experience the common joe does never really
understands what a "distribution" is, and "custom" suggests that it is
somehow something outside Debian. A better name would definitely help.



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