[svlug] Linux an "upstart"?
sverma at sfsu.edu
Fri Jul 18 14:42:55 PDT 2003
M Wendall wrote:
> How about "the new kid on the block?" After all, the real new kid
> could be a teenager, and it's not derogatory.
or "the boat you missed" OS :-)
Dr. Sameer Verma, Ph.D.
Asst. Professor of Information Systems
San Francisco State University
San Francisco CA 94132 USA
> Bill Kendrick wrote:
>> Okay, we're preparing to celebrate Linux's 12-year birthday ,
>> and I realize it's only just RECENTLY (like, 1998) that Linux started
>> becoming mainstream, but do people still have to keep calling it
>> "Linux took on Microsoft, and won big in Munich Victory could be a huge
>> step in climb by up-and-comer"
>> ... [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!?
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