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Re: Guix and The OS name?

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: Re: Guix and The OS name?
Date: Tue, 01 Jul 2014 11:45:01 +0200
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Quiliro Ordóñez Baca <address@hidden> skribis:

> I thought Blag, Dragora, Dynebolic, gNewSense, Musix, Parabola, 
> Trisquel and Ututo were distros of the GNU operating system. But you 
> say that the GNU operating system has Guix. Those distros do not have 
> Guix. What would they be in relation to GNU then? ¿Not GNU (NG)?

Right, these distros are pretty much distros of the GNU system, although
they may use non-GNU packages in cases where they could use the GNU
package instead, for instance.

However, they’re not part of the GNU project, and thus they are not
“the GNU system.”

Ah, naming...


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