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Re: [OT] Re: configure script


From: Peter S Galbraith
Subject: Re: [OT] Re: configure script
Date: Wed, 12 Jun 2002 16:24:07 -0400

Glenn Morris <address@hidden> wrote:

> David Kastrup wrote:
> 
> > Nobody denies the major contribution of the GNU project to Linux systems.
> > Nobody would deny that all available Linux systems _are_ GNU systems.
> 
> No reasonable person fully informed of all the facts would deny those
> points. I think, however, that many people are not aware of all the facts.
> "Linux" is a bit of a media-buzzword, "GNU" is less so, in my experience. 

On a lighter note, don't underestimate the power of GNU with those that
do know about free software.  I wonder if gnuplot is (probably, my guess
anyway) the most popular graphing package in the free software world
because people think it's the GNU approved one, when in fact it has
nothing to do with GNU (and isn't GPLed either).

Peter



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