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[Savannah-hackers] Re: adcd and linux

From: Michael J. Flickinger
Subject: [Savannah-hackers] Re: adcd and linux
Date: Thu, 16 Sep 2004 16:47:30 -0400
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On Thursday 16 September 2004 01:31 pm, Antonio Diaz Diaz wrote:
> Michael J. Flickinger wrote:
> >>I approved your project (as nongnu).  You will receive an automated
> >> e-mail containing detailed information about the approval.
> Thanks.
> > One quick note, now that your project is approved, could you please
> > change the project's name to not include the reference to Linux.
> >
> > "Linux" is just a kernel of a more complex system
> > that we like to refer to as GNU/Linux, to emphasize
> > the ideals of the Free Software movement.
> >
> > Would you mind changing references to Linux as an OS
> > to GNU/Linux?
> I know all this (I am a GNU maintainer) and agree with it. But adcd is
> really a player for linux (the kernel). It does not work with any other
> kernel just now.
> What if the user want to compile it in a BSD/Linux system (BSD userland
> + Linux kernel)?
> If a reference to Linux in the project's name is too offensive for
> Savannah I can remove it and state the linux requirement in the
> documentation. Linux is not an OS, but GNU/Linux is not a kernel.

Since your program will only run with the Linux kernel, could you please 
replace "Linux" with, "Linux kernel" then?

> Best regards,
> Antonio Diaz.

Michael J. Flickinger

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