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Re: GNU/Linux Naming

From: Noah Slater
Subject: Re: GNU/Linux Naming
Date: Fri, 7 Dec 2007 19:57:33 +0000

On 07/12/2007, Brian <nospam@nospam.invalid> wrote:
> 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.

Yes, programs that are defined by POSIX as part of an operating system
interface. Of course they should be included.

Noah Slater <>

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