Free Your Phone
david at blue-labs.org
Sat Jan 20 23:53:42 CET 2007
That's called rhetorical questions. Those are GNU's opinions which are
obviously and adamantly not shared.
-I- think it's entirely silly.
Xorg is as much "not a component" as GNU is.
If gnusense is "GNU/Linux" based on Ubuntu, then why have they stripped
"Ubuntu" from the name? That's entirely hypocritical.
Dave Crossland wrote:
> The FAQ for your particular question is at
> http://www.gnu.org/gnu/linux-and-gnu.html explains why this is not
> silly, in depth.
> I'm sorry if I've come across as making a silly suggestion - I am
> being very earnest here.
> I am not suggesting to call the system by my favourite component.
> While the X Windowing System, GTK, and the Linux kernel are
> components, "GNU" is not a component.
>> If the Free Software Foundation wants to
>> call something "GNU/Linux" that badly, let 'em put together their own
>> distribution and call it whatever they like.
> www.gnewsense.org is FSF sponsored, and removes all proprietary
> software from the Ubuntu GNU/Linux distribution.
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