Earlier, I wrote about how words shape our thoughts, and our culture. (You can read the original post here: http://randall.executiv.es/words-build-culture)
In that post, I introduced a graphic that I have since needed to revise. After further thought, I realized that there are not only words that originated in the "Dark Ages of Computing" but also ones that are rooted in the "Good Old Days" of Ubuntu. Those days of yore when the project was smaller, simpler, and less diverse.
Here it is:
Words from the "Good Old Days of Ubuntu" are also worthy of a firewall. Those words (or phrases) have either lost their original meaning, have become irrelevant, or have been subverted over time. In some cases they were just bad choices in the first place. So, let's leave them in the past too.
Here are some examples:
- linux for humans
Do you have suggestions for others? I'm happy to add to the list.