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Re: compilation problem

From: Han Boetes
Subject: Re: compilation problem
Date: Mon, 20 Dec 2004 17:41:50 +0059
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Richard Stallman wrote:
> By the way, the system that you are new to is not Linux. It's
> actually the GNU system, and GNU Emacs is one of the first
> programs developed to be part of GNU, back in 1984. Linux is one
> component of the system that you use; it is the kernel. But it
> isn't the whole system.

But GNU isn't the whole system either. A typical distibution
contains the work of a lot of other projects and companies as
well. Just to name a few: BSD, X11, SUN, IBM. I think you should
call it GNU/X11/BSD/SUN/IBM/Linux. I admit that GNU forms a big
part of the distribution so I guess that GNU&Friends/Linux is also
fine, if you are in a hurry.

PS: Sorry to all the other projects I forgot mentioning just now.
I had to stop somewhere. But please inform me if you insist on
being on that list.

# Han

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