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Re: GNU/Linux Naming

From: Alexander Terekhov
Subject: Re: GNU/Linux Naming
Date: Mon, 10 Dec 2007 12:45:38 +0100

Noah Slater wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 10, 2007 at 12:12:42AM -0800, Keith Thompson wrote:
> > Your use of the phrase "the system" seems to imply that only one
> > system is being discussed.  Are you assuming that a system containing
> > the Linux kernel (often referred to as GNU/Linux) and a similar system
> > containing the Hurd kernel are the same system, which should be
> > referred to as GNU?  Are you arguing that the name "GNU/Linux" is
> > incorrect, and that the system to which that name is commonly applied
> > should instead be called "GNU"?
> Well, GNU is an operating system and Linux is one of it's kernels. 

Yeah, yeah. 

"You must say: "There is no system but GNU, and Linux is one of its 
kernels". " - R. Stallman


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