Re: How to promote Linux: make schools migrate! (Agenda)
On Saturday 15 May 2004 00:31, Rudi Effe wrote:
> There are several reasons why to use linux - this is about how to
> promote its usage.
Gah! Please, whatever you finally do, make sure that
- you capitalize Linux, as it's a name
- you don't confuse Linux with the open source movement or use it as a synonym
for a distribution based on it("I use linux 8.1 on my PC."). Linux is just a
> viruses are well known motives to push you off windows - but what are
Again, (almost) nobody wants to live without windows, surely not me. Point is
that you rather mean the product MS Windows.
> This means: Make schools migrate to Linux and you can sit and watch
> people sticking to it! (Was there ever another OS?)
I personally hope that mature people will be aware that there are other OSs
and that they have a choice, MS Windows being on of them.
> act first, then discuss!
Despite my criticisms, it is a Good Thing(tm) which you do. Thank you.
 I personally adopted saying (even when spoken) 'MS Windows', wondering
whether the legislative fiasco of Lindows in some countries could have been
avoided by that...