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Re: Freedom page links kernel.org as GNU/Linux

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: Freedom page links kernel.org as GNU/Linux
Date: Thu, 26 Jul 2018 18:21:21 +0200
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Federico Bruni <address@hidden> writes:

> Il giorno gio 26 lug 2018 alle 8:20, Rafael Fontenelle
> <address@hidden> ha scritto:
>> In the below paragraph of http://lilypond.org/freedom.html
>> " “Gift culture”: the Free Software movement has created many great
>> software projects, such as GNU/Linux, Mozilla Firefox, and Battle for
>> Wesnoth. Having benefitted from these projects, some developers want
>> to “give back” to the community. "
>> "GNU/Linux" is a link to http://kernel.org, which is not correct
>> because GNU is the system and Linux is the kernel (more info[1]). How
>> about have "GNU" as a link to http://www.gnu.org and "Linux" as a link
>> to http://kernel.org?
>> [1] https://www.gnu.org/gnu/linux-and-gnu.html
> I agree that the link should be changed.
> However, [GNU](gnu.org) is already linked in that page.
> kernel.org is a "technical" page.
> I'd rather link to a page which is about GNU/Linux distros. As
> LilyPond is a GNU project, I would use
> [GNU/Linux](https://www.gnu.org/distros/distros.html).
> What do you think?

I like that better than linking to a specific distribution (like Debian
GNU/Linux).  And I'd find it awkward to link the two halves of GNU/Linux
to different pages.  And overly educational to link to GNU's "Why
GNU/Linux" treatise.

David Kastrup

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