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Re: [ProgSoc] progsoc promotion to first years on FIT O'Camp
On Thu, 6 Feb 2003 08:22 am, Nicholas FitzRoy-Dale wrote:
] At 12:11am on the 6th of February, jedd wrote:
] > s/Linux/Gnu\/Linux/
] s/Gnu\/Linux/Linux/ - RMS has done far less for Linux than a shitload of
That's why I said GNU/Linux, not RMS/Linux.
The belief that rms == gnu is probably even more ill-advised
than the belief that Linux = Debian = Red Hat = Mandrake etc.
I accept that GNU/Linux doesn't cover every rinky licence or
contributor out there, but shortening the name to remove a
group that contributed a significant bulk of the software *and*
motivation doesn't seem to be a step in the right direction.
] Frankly, if someone comes up and starts telling us that FreeBSD
] or Solaris or whatever is actually the most powerful OS on the
] planet, well, we definitely want them in the club. :)
To paraphrase Groucho - I wouldn't want to be a member of
any club that wanted someone like that as a member!
It's bad enough we've got esr apologists amongst us. ;)
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