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Re: "MIT/GNU/Linux"


From: Kim F. Storm
Subject: Re: "MIT/GNU/Linux"
Date: Fri, 29 Dec 2006 19:35:46 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.0.92 (gnu/linux)

address@hidden (Alexey Pustyntsev) writes:

> "Micha Feigin" <address@hidden> writes:
>
>> The operating system is the kernel. GNU is one of the more popular option 
>> (but
>> not the only one) for the tools running over the operating system. I think
>> GNU/Linux is just RMS being overly pushy and and egomaniac.
>>
>
> RMS is neither pushy nor egomaniac. 'GNU/Linux' is absolutely correct
> and fair term as the GNU tools and the kernel are practically
> indispensable to get the OS running.

And in particular the GNU C compiler and libraries!

-- 
Kim F. Storm  http://www.cua.dk





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