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Re: Why "GNU/Linux" is not accepted: an observation

From: Alexandre François Garreau
Subject: Re: Why "GNU/Linux" is not accepted: an observation
Date: Sat, 09 Nov 2019 20:10:04 +0100

Actually a lot of “high-level” user-end utilities are indeed not GNU… now even 
more so as Gnome is not anymore (and doesn’t want to be associated to) GNU.

An unfortunate thing is that GNU project lacks indeed any full-featured 
server.  There are some minimal servers in inetutils and mailutils, there are 
stuff like MyServer…  But not much really that good or known in the end.

Furthermore, most of really high-level GNU software are something quite 
essential but “hidden” in computing: languages implementation (essentially 
lisp, but also ed, sed, awk, bison, make, smalltalk, gs, prolog, mhtml, forth, 
gnash, eiffel, etc.), and package managers (stow, swbis, source-install, gsrc, 
guix, etc.) which most non-developer users won’t know about (and developers 
won’t necessarily think about it’s GNU).

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