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Re: [Fsfe-uk] BBC's DRM Iplayer windows only

From: Philip Hands
Subject: Re: [Fsfe-uk] BBC's DRM Iplayer windows only
Date: Mon, 14 Jan 2008 18:12:45 +0000
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.13 (2006-08-11)

On Sun, Jan 13, 2008 at 05:00:05PM +0000, Jon Grant wrote:
> Evening,
> On 13/01/2008, Noah Slater <address@hidden> wrote:
> > On Fri, Jan 11, 2008 at 02:25:56PM +0000, Ralph Corderoy wrote:
> > > The recent thread on the lugmaster list to which I'm referring is
> > > directly connected to FSF(E)'s pursual of the GNU+Linux moniker.
> >
> > You mean GNU/Linux? Why does everyone on this list insist on calling
> > it GNU+Linux, even when incorrectly citing the FSF.
> No idea about others, but personally I started writing GNU+Linux about
> two years ago as its better English, as the slash is an: either/or
> situation.

or it can be read as mathematical division, which (at least in UK English)
can be spoken as "GNU over Linux" which is pretty much exactly right.

Of course, this thread seems to show that it should be pronounced 
"GNU divided by Linux" ;-)

Cheers, Phil.

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