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 No, RMS, Linux is not GNU/Linux

A (sometimes) humorous challenge to the Free Software Foundation's FAQ on why you should call Linux 'GNU/Linux'.

"One guy, Linus Torvalds, used GCC to make his operating system (yes, Linux is an OS -- more on this later). He named it 'Linux' with a little help from his friends. Why doesn't he call it GNU/Linux? Because he wrote it, with more help from his friends, not you. You named your stuff, I named my stuff -- including the software I wrote using GCC -- and Linus named his stuff. The proper name is Linux because Linus Torvalds says so. Linus has spoken. Accept his authority. To do otherwise is to become a nag. You don't want to be known as a nag, do you?"

 (Submitted by Ray Yeargin Fri Sep 27, 2002 )

  


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