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Re: Distro name

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: Re: Distro name
Date: Thu, 03 Jan 2013 00:32:02 +0100
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"Jason Self" <address@hidden> skribis:

> Hmm. It might make sense to differentiate when a third party is 
> involved, but not when the GNU Project itself is doing it. 


> I guess it depends on what you define an "an official complete GNU 
> system release" to be. That would ultimately have to come from RMS, 
> of course, but if the only difference is the kernel (but both kernels 
> are official GNU packages) and the distro offered the option of using 
> both of them, the line seems perhaps a little bit more blurry in that 
> regard.

Hmm yes, that makes sense (and indeed, the longer-term goal is to
support several kernels.)

That would comfort me in choosing the (gnu ...) name space.


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