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Re: GNU/Linux Naming

From: mike3
Subject: Re: GNU/Linux Naming
Date: Fri, 7 Dec 2007 16:22:43 -0800 (PST)
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On Dec 7, 2:06 pm, "Alfred M. Szmidt" <> wrote:
>    Hmm, so does this mean that the reason why GNU deserves credit
>    in the _name_ and not somewhere else is because GNU's contribution
>    is so significant -- they pretty much built most of the rest of the
>    system?
> The GNU project deserves credit not only because the GNU project wrote
> the GNU operating system, but also because they named it.  One does
> not go about calling BSD for System V, despite them being very
> similar.

I wasn't questioning that the GNU project deserved credit,
I was wondering why the credit should be *in the name* --
note that well. Why is the **name** the proper place as
opposed to somewhere else?

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