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Re: GNU/Linux Naming

From: Brian
Subject: Re: GNU/Linux Naming
Date: Fri, 7 Dec 2007 19:46:21 +0100 (CET)
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On  7 Dec 2007 at 18:30, David Kastrup wrote:
> Focus.  You seem to confuse this thread with a general "bash GNU"
> thread.  Your argument that the boundaries of an operating system are to
> be defined by triviality was nonsense.  That you don't like cat's
> options does not change that at all.

No more nonsensical than your attempt to define the boundaries of an
operating system to be the userspace utilities that GNU happen to have
produced. So gcc is part of the operating system. Would a Pascal
compiler form part of an operating system? A Haskell compiler? How about

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