DNF Article

inode0 inode0 at gmail.com
Fri Feb 6 16:11:24 UTC 2015

On Fri, Feb 6, 2015 at 10:02 AM, Scott Dowdle <dowdle at montanalinux.org> wrote:
> Greetings,
> ----- Original Message -----
>> It isn't a NASCAR thing and it is very commonly used for Did Not
>> Finish (DNS is commonly used for Did Not Start similarly). Do a search
>> for Boston Marathon and DNF and you'll see it all over the place.
> So friggin' what?  You'll remember that our update program is called "fedup".  Comparatively, at least this is an acronym.
> Now if dnf was renamed to fubar or snafu... then we might have a problem. :)

I don't care what it is named and it makes no difference to me one way
or another. Just confirming that for a lot of people this is in fact
the first thing they will think of because it is in fact commonly used
this way. And it isn't some NASCAR thing, whatever that was intended
to convey.


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