Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 4th Nov 2006 21:39 UTC
GNU, GPL, Open Source "I am a linguist by training. Long before I delved into free software and was snagged by the quagmire of marketing, I pondered the marvels of morphology, the grimness of grammar and the splendor of semantics. It is only natural then that my wrangling criticism of industry-speak, in both technical and literary modes, is informed by ingrained linguistic sensibilities, descriptive and proscriptive. Given my background, I find it vexing when open source is used as a verb."
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I am linguisticing everything I write
by pfortuny on Sun 5th Nov 2006 10:16 UTC
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2006-02-05

Sure, or should I say I am Bill Weinberging everything?

We should billweinberg our texts before open sourcing them. oops.

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