On Wed, Aug 20, 2008 at 12:08 PM, Kae Verens <kae at verens.com> wrote:
> Conor Wynne wrote:
>>> "Hack the Planet"
>> Well that was not smart was it?
>>>> No-one who is not a coder knows that hacking is not cracking.
>> We must give up the term as a hacker is now a cracker.
>>>>> good luck with that.
>> while we're at it, I'd like to ask people to stop saying "gnu/linux" - only
> gnu coders care about it. might as well say "kde/linux" or "gnome/linux".
Fair enough, but this was a poster on a wall, and the large majority of the
world thinks that a hacker is a cracker.
It has to be Gnu/Linux anyway, as linux is just the kernel, gnome is just
the gui (not the Xserver), etc etc etc.
And I agree, everyone thinks its just linux, or Lienux.
Also, a cracker is something you put cheese on, or soemthign you pull on
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