Re: What does "dot.plan" mean?
- From: Sander Vesik <Sander Vesik Sun COM>
- To: Christian Fredrik Kalager Schaller <Uraeus linuxrising org>
- Cc: Gnome Hackers <gnome-hackers gnome org>
- Subject: Re: What does "dot.plan" mean?
- Date: Wed, 11 Dec 2002 21:02:34 +0000 (GMT)
On 11 Dec 2002, Christian Fredrik Kalager Schaller wrote:
> On Wed, 2002-12-11 at 17:41, Sander Vesik wrote:
> > On Tue, 10 Dec 2002, Gregory Merchan wrote:
> > > On Tue, Dec 10, 2002 at 06:58:18PM -0500, Alan Cox wrote:
> > > > > I don't know why the release planning section on developer.gnome.org is
> > > > > called "dot.plan". I'd like to change it to "Release Plans" so that
> > > > > civilians know what it is. Objections?
> > > >
> > > > "dot plan" is the ".plan" file in a users home directory that "finger"
> > > > uses. Its old unix speak. Much as I am attached to it I suspect the UI
> > > > guys would put the old name in the "stupid" category 8)
> > >
> > > Hey, hey! It was one of the (former?) UI guys that proposed it.
> > >
> > > Me. :-)
> > >
> > > (Though, originally it was just one dot.)
> > I guess the "dot.plan" is just dot.com creep-in 8-)
> Are you saying this Sander as a representative for the dot in .com? <g>
<grin>No, I don't represent any outdated ad campaigns</grin>
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