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Re: My Linux is not your Linux

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: My Linux is not your Linux
Date: Tue, 21 Jun 2005 16:06:06 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.0.50 (gnu/linux)

<> writes:

> David Kastrup wrote:
>> writes:
>> > My Linux is not your Linux. It is the human Linux
>> > that acknowledges that Linux involves human work
>> > to create, that although it is free you are not
>> > entitled to it, that although it is created in large part
>> > by volunteers, they deserve to be paid for their
>> > gifts with at least gratitude.
>> You can start by calling your complete system GNU/Linux.  That would
>> show respect towards the project responsible for fundamental
>> components such as compiler, central libraries and text and file
>> utilities.
> But not for the editor (vim, not emacs :) and xorg. The name would
> be too long then :-)

If you find the "GNU" unappealing, you can of course choose to
exorcise it the hard way, like the maintainer of
<URL:> tries.  If you use the
utilities from BSD, you should get close.

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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