[svlug] svlug vs. svglug

Daniel Gimpelevich daniel at gimpelevich.san-francisco.ca.us
Fri Jan 25 17:39:29 PST 2008

On Fri, 25 Jan 2008 16:39:16 -0800, likeyou dontknow wrote:

> It doesn't make much sense when there are indeed uses within the group to
> change the name to require the use of GNU. Furthermore I don't believe any
> of the Linux users that I know, don't know what the GNU has done. So
> insisting that it is called "GNU/Linux" mostly just makes it hard to say.
> I can see why Stallman is unmoving in his assertion that if SVLUG wants
> him to talk there they need to change their name. Really if he wasn't
> unmoving about it he would probably be a pretty boring person for the head
> of the FSF and GNU.
> This doesn't change the fact that SVLUG has been around by that name for
> quite some time. And changing it to SVGLUG would not be any more accurate.
> I would suggest no change in name. And if a change is insisted on, I would
> suggest something that perhaps suggest the use of open source, and doesn't
> connect itself to any particular group, as I expect that would be more
> accurate. Personally I like SVLUG. And Stallman is going to be speaking
> right down the road.
> -Michael

Pronounceability is overrated. I propose the name SVLGLUG:
Sinister Villains' Linux and GNU/Linux User Group

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