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Re: gpl licensing

From: Alfred M. Szmidt
Subject: Re: gpl licensing
Date: Wed, 6 Dec 2006 19:34:39 +0100 (CET)

   > --------
   > Even Further
   > Submitted by Anonymous on Wed, 2006-12-06 15:01.
   > Stallman insists that all Linux distributions be called GNU/Linux.

   No, he insists that the *operating* *system* is called GNU/Linux, as it
   comprises of the Linux kernel and the GNU userspace libraries and toolset. 
   That is what constitutes an operating system, and GNU's role in the
   creation of this software - nor in the maintenance of the Linux kernel, as
   the Linux developers *use* GNU tools for their development - this should
   not be discarded.

Nitpick, Linux uses and was developed on the GNU operating system, not
just a bunch of tools and libraries.

Nice retort though!

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