Re: Time to form comp.os.linux.alpha?

David Rudder (
Wed, 27 Nov 1996 09:38:03 -0800 (PST)

> The suggestion about "AXP" is good, I share the fear that folks
> would think "alpha" meant early-developmental. OTOH a lot of
> people (especially newcomers) might not recognize AXP right off.
> Possibly "DEC-Alpha" would be more clear?

I've found that most people will recognize the name Linux/Alpha, although
Linux/DEC-Alpha would probably be fairly good too. So, my suggestions
for name (although, don't necessarily take this as an endorsement of the
idea as a whole) would be comp.os.linux.linux-alpha or


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