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Re: GNU/Linux Naming

From: Alfred M. Szmidt
Subject: Re: GNU/Linux Naming
Date: Sat, 8 Dec 2007 10:37:09 +0100 (CET)

   >    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.

   It's the "Linux" operating system because the vast majority of
   people call it "Linux" and not "GNU/Linux".

   "GNU/Linux" is trying to piss up a wall and "Linux" is like

   Who's gonna' win?

We, since more and more people are calling it by its proper name.

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