On 2016-10-17 at 17:53, Bart Schouten wrote: > Nikolaus Rath schreef op 17-10-2016 18:26: > >> On Oct 17 2016, Bart Schouten <l...@xenhideout.nl> wrote: >> >>> (And I write SystemD with caps because that makes it easier to >>> read, people invented capitals for a reason). >> >> What would you think some people consistently spelled your name as >> Bart SchouteN with the same justification? > > I would consider that bigotry as SystemD is short pretty much for > System Daemon.
While this is a reasonable point, it doesn't invalidate Nikolas' point: that the people behind the systemd project A: do not consider it to be spelled that way (and, yes, capitalization is part of correct spelling, at least when it comes to names), B: are likely to perceive the refusal to spell it in the way which they see as correct to be a sign of hostility, and C: are likely to react accordingly to that perceived hostility. >> And if that set of people also happened to coincide exactly with >> your most vocal critics? >> >> How you write your emails is up to you, but you're not making it >> likely for them to be well received. > > Because I write the name of a project in the most reasonable > capitalized form. Without taking sides on the question at hand: do you, then, spell the name of the distribution as DebIan? -- The Wanderer The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man. -- George Bernard Shaw
Description: OpenPGP digital signature