Linux users before Linux existed
Posted Nov 26, 2009 23:11 UTC (Thu) by giraffedata
In reply to: The Grumpy Editor's Moblin review
Parent article: The Grumpy Editor's Moblin review
It didn't say they were Linux users at the time they used workspaces. It's a statement about present Linux users. "Have been using" refers to a present property, much like "have experience with."
That's the subtle difference between simple past ("I roller skated") and past participle ("I have roller skated") that people often have trouble grasping. The latter is actually a statement about the present -- as influenced by the past.
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