Re: administration of initscripts
On Tue, Apr 16, 2013 at 08:30:45PM -0400, staticsafe wrote:
> On 4/16/2013 19:33, Chris Bannister wrote:
> > On Tue, Apr 16, 2013 at 10:21:02PM +0100, Kevin Chadwick wrote:
> >> I believe very strongly that it is. universality with Linux supporting
> > ^^^^^^^^^^^^
> > Is that a word, or an Americanism?
> u·ni·ver·sal·i·ty 
> noun, plural u·ni·ver·sal·i·ties.
> 1. the character or state of being universal; existence or prevalence
> 2. relation, extension, or applicability to all.
> 3. universal character or range of knowledge, interests, etc.
Apologies to Kevin, but it seemed strange used in that way, e.g:
I guess my schooling was a bit one sided. :) For example, I probably
would have been admonished for using "unorganised" instead of
"disorganised" and yet:
also, the discussion of colour vs color is interesting. I would
definitely have been admonished for using color!
Perhaps it was an attitude/(resistance?) at the time, of the American
influence on the English language.
Although, I accept there is no real excuse for my rudeness.
"If you're not careful, the newspapers will have you hating the people
who are being oppressed, and loving the people who are doing the
oppressing." --- Malcolm X