[svlug] Linux / NT in the latest InfoWorld
Seth David Schoen
schoen at n2001.lbl.gov
Mon Aug 3 17:01:22 PDT 1998
> > > We very much need something like this, but with factual examples, not
> > > arrogance; point for point comparisons, not rabid enthusiasm.
> > I was thinking that in order to be able to claim articles, people would have
> > to agree to some set of standards (spelling, grammar, lack of name-calling
> > or any ad hominem). Whether or not respondents actually manage to convince
> > the periodicals of our side, they should at least not make Linux look bad.
> I would go one step further -- submit the articles to this list for
> review and comment, so that
> * our writing style is reviewed / improved
> * our points are refined
> * neat ideas/wordings are encouraged where appropriate
> * neat ideas/wordings are DIScouraged where INappropriate
It shouldn't be done on this list, because good editing to respond to _every_
favorable news mention of Microsoft would generate very high volume.
There could be a "linux-press-response" list somewhere.
Seth David Schoen (schoen at n2001.lbl.gov)
Future Technologies Group, NERSC, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab (summer)
"Wol dir, werlt, daz du bist also freudenriche." -- Carmina Burana
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