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Re: [gNewSense-users] Small case 'g'

From: Matthew Flaschen
Subject: Re: [gNewSense-users] Small case 'g'
Date: Fri, 02 Mar 2007 21:30:05 -0500
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Danijel Orsolic wrote:
>> On Friday 02 March 2007 17:48, Guy Johnston wrote:
>>> Hi, this isn't very important, but I was wondering why a small case 'g'
>>> was chosen for the start of the name. I think a capital 'G' looks more
>>> appropriate, especially when the name is used in a sentence, and because
>>> the letter comes from 'GNU' which is all capitals.
> That's what I thought as well. It's a bit of a dilemma when you start a 
> sentence with its name. Do I go with GNewSense or gNewSense then. 
> If I go with former then it breaks the official name and if I go with latter 
> it breaks grammar.

Not really.  It's always grammatically correct to use the proper name.
Consider e.e. cummings for instance.

Matthew Flaschen

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