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Re: PSPP is not a "linux first" community

From: Ben Pfaff
Subject: Re: PSPP is not a "linux first" community
Date: Thu, 3 Mar 2016 10:20:54 -0800
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On Thu, Mar 03, 2016 at 12:54:39PM -0500, Mark Hancock wrote:
> It was actually nothing that was said by PSPP devs, but in the GNU
> documentation. Specifically, this:

John may be drawing your attention to the difference between Linux (a
kernel) and GNU/Linux (a complete operating system).  The focus of GNU
development is not for GNU on a particular kernel (such as Linux) but on
the complete operating system or, more broadly speaking, development of
free software that runs well in conjunction with other free software.
So emphasizing that PSPP is designed to run well on top of a particular
kernel, Linux, is a somewhat myopic point of view.

However, I doubt that you actually meant to emphasize the kernel when
you said Linux; probably, you really meant the entire GNU/Linux
operating system.

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