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Re: Bug#139792: emacs21: Press PageDown, get infinite loop

From: Nick
Subject: Re: Bug#139792: emacs21: Press PageDown, get infinite loop
Date: Mon, 15 Apr 2002 20:55:30 -0700

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Screen size is 80x40 (width x height)
I will be happy to provide more details on request.

Thank you

>     > WHAT IS LINUX?
>     >
>     >   Linux is a Unix clone written from scratch by Linus Torvalds with
>     >   assistance from a loosely-knit team of hackers across the Net.
>     >   It aims towards POSIX compliance. 
> That isn't true--I am sad to see that the kernel developers are
> distributing this inaccurate statement.  See
> http://www.gnu.org/gnu/linux-and-gnu.html.
>     >   It is distributed under the GNU General Public License - see the
>     >   accompanying COPYING file for more details. 
> The kernel is released under the GNU GPL, but the whole system--the
> Unix clone--is not.  It includes components such as X11, GNU libc,
> Apache, TeX, etc., which have other licenses.
> The kernel developers ought to know this.  How did they manage to
> overlook it?  It appears that they were fooled by their own confusing
> practice of calling the whole system "Linux."  Fooled, as millions of
> others have been fooled.  How ironic!
> Could Debian correct these release notes to prevent them from
> confusing anyone else in the same way?  Rob, could you ask?
> Meanwhile, the problem did not happen for me, but it probably
> depends on the screen height.  What was that?

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