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Re: What to call Guix

From: Bruno Félix Rezende Ribeiro
Subject: Re: What to call Guix
Date: Fri, 16 Jan 2015 20:44:03 -0200

Em Fri, 16 Jan 2015 15:21:26 -0500
Richard Stallman <address@hidden> escreveu:

> I am a native speaker of English and rather articulate. If it requires
> an _argument_ to convince me that a name does not imply a deprecation
> of other distros, that is proof it plausibly CAN be interpreted as a
> deprecation of them.

That's true, assuming the first interpretation of a native and rather
articulate English speaker is always a plausible one.

> Please look for a name that would not place this distro over the other
> free distros.  I must not make their developers feel bad.

If we had asked their developers if they would feel bad in that case
and the answer were "no" would you reconsider?

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