[CLUG-chat] [CLUG-announce] Upcoming CLUG Talk: What can CLUG do for you?

Dirk Lucas dirk.lucas at gmail.com
Fri Aug 7 11:51:57 SAST 2009


On Fri, Aug 7, 2009 at 9:36 AM, Dave Jones <dave at mediumrare.co.za> wrote:

> Just a thought re perceptions. It may help a lot if we stopped
> refering to 'the newly enlightened' as newbies. Its disparaging- esp
> if a newcomer is already apprehensive.
> This thread is definitely on the right track though.
> Keep it up.
> Dave
>

When does a "newbie" stop being a "newbie"? Is it is synonym to "ignorant"?
If you guys want non programmers or non IT/Linux proffesionals to be part of
the linux community, "newbie" is the wrong term to use please!

Best regards
Dirk
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