Re: I love Xfree

From: Jeff Schwab (
Date: 03/28/04

Date: Sat, 27 Mar 2004 19:44:39 -0500

Noah Roberts wrote:
> Jeff Schwab wrote:
>> Does anybody else here get upset when people say "X Windows," instead
>> of "The X Windowing System," or just "X?"
> Years ago I was banned from a chatroom for saying X Windows. In my
> opinion that is just too pedantic and heavy handed. People who get
> worked up over things like that need to think long and hard about what
> is worth getting worked up about.

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