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Re: GNU/Linux Naming

From: Keith Thompson
Subject: Re: GNU/Linux Naming
Date: Sat, 08 Dec 2007 22:54:54 -0800
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Alexander Terekhov <> writes:
> Keith Thompson wrote:
> [...]
>> > One can call GNU/Linux for GNU if one wants to, much like one calls
>> > OpenBSD for simply BSD.  Often when I am a bit lazy and someone asks
>> > me what operating system I use I just say GNU, or a variant of GNU.
>> So if you want to be a bit lazy, it's acceptable to refer to GNU/Linux
>> as "GNU", but not acceptable to refer to GNU/Linux as "Linux?"
> :-)
> "+1"

Folks, please don't infer from the fact that Alexander Terekhov has
agreed with one point that I made that I agree with anything he's

Keith Thompson (The_Other_Keith) <>
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