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Re: GNU/Linux Naming

From: Rui Miguel Silva Seabra
Subject: Re: GNU/Linux Naming
Date: Fri, 7 Dec 2007 22:43:31 +0000
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.15+20070412 (2007-04-11)

On Fri, Dec 07, 2007 at 12:21:07PM -0800, mike3 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?

One thing doesn't exclude the other. They have recognition in many
places, but pretending that GNU doesn't exist by calling the whole for
the name of a tiny fraction is definitly not fair.

Anyways, the GNU projects wants recognition as a means to alert people
for freedom, for their rights, not as a vanity contest.


Today is Sweetmorn, the 49th day of The Aftermath in the YOLD 3173
+ No matter how much you do, you never do enough -- unknown
+ Whatever you do will be insignificant,
| but it is very important that you do it -- Gandhi
+ So let's do it...?

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