[svlug] Linux an "upstart"?

M Wendall mwendall at earthlink.net
Fri Jul 18 14:40:08 PDT 2003


Hi!
How about "the new kid on the block?" After all, the real new kid could 
be a teenager, and it's not derogatory.
Margaret

Bill Kendrick wrote:

>Okay, we're preparing to celebrate Linux's 12-year birthday [1],
>and I realize it's only just RECENTLY (like, 1998) that Linux started
>becoming mainstream, but do people still have to keep calling it "upstart"!?
>
>  "Linux took on Microsoft, and won big in Munich Victory could be a huge
>  step in climb by up-and-comer"
>  http://www.usatoday.com/usatonline/20030714/5320229s.htm
>
>  ... [Munich] was leaning toward a switch to Linux, the upstart computer
>  operating system ...
>
>
>We're up!  We've started!  Can we come up with a more appropriate status
>'adjective' for the OS already!?
>
>
>;^)
>
>-bill!
>
>  
>






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