‘Would Richard Stallman insist that the baby be called GNU/Linux? Does a baby named Linux go to sleep and wake up without problems? How often does he outgrow his footwear and require a reboot?’

All the answers and more are here.

Comments

  1. #1 alcari
    October 14, 2008

    The real question is:

    Is he open source?

  2. #2 Joel
    October 14, 2008

    What I would hope would happen is someone would slap the shit out of me for being a complete dumbass.

  3. #3 Mad Hussein LOLscientist, FCD
    October 14, 2008

    Welllllllll………. it’s not half so crazy as “Moon Unit.” But I’d keep a close eye on the mohel at the bris. One slip and the poor kid could end up a Unix!

  4. #4 Alex Besogonov
    October 15, 2008

    My friend several years ago named his cat ‘Linux’. So far his cat looks fine and even regularly catches mice and small birds.

  5. #5 Greg Laden
    October 15, 2008

    Mike: That is brilliant! I see an internet meme in there somewhere. The “What if your kid was named Linux” meme.

    Alex: My friend several years ago named his cat ‘Linux’. So far his cat looks fine and even regularly catches mice and small birds.

    And hasn’t been rebooted once!