On Wed, 2008-07-23 at 00:02 +0100, Tim Jackson wrote: > Nothing at all; each to their own. But it wouldn't be the first time I've > had to explain to a new user who is already dubious about Fedora and > suspicious that this Linux thing is some sort of cryptic geeky nonsense > why there is a weird obscure name used interchangeably with the more > recognisable and user-understandable one. The name by which you distribute > a piece of software may be completely unrelated to its merits from the > point of view of you or I, but it *is* on the front line of users' > awareness of it, and I'd rather Fedora had a reputation for welcoming and > encouraging new users, not confusing them :-) Right, because "Windows ME", "Windows 98", "Windows 2000", "Windows XP", "Windows Vista" are instantly understandable and not cryptic at all. Or if you prefer "Leapord", "Panther", etc... -- Jesse Keating Fedora -- Freedom² is a feature!
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