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Re: GNU/Linux Naming

From: Brian
Subject: Re: GNU/Linux Naming
Date: Fri, 7 Dec 2007 13:14:09 +0100 (CET)
User-agent: slrn/ (Debian)

On  7 Dec 2007 at 12:01, David Kastrup wrote:
> Alexander Terekhov <> writes:
>> David Kastrup wrote:
>> [... crying revisionism ...]
>> Dear GNUtian dak, please visit
> Why change the topic?  We were talking about a dedicated Linux site
> which called Linux "a clone of the operating system Unix" and said
> that this operating system clone was created by Linux Torvalds from
> scratch even though the term "Unix" certainly comprises more than just
> a kernel.

But you'd have to agree that user-space utilities like cat and wc are
essentially trivial, in a way that a kernel isn't trivial.

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