cra at WPI.EDU
Mon Jan 23 20:54:03 UTC 2006
On Mon, Jan 23, 2006 at 03:24:56PM -0500, sean wrote:
> Fedora Linux doesn't sound so bad and I think the concern that this will
> cause future problems is actually overblown. In fact it will probably
> help in the future differenciate which port someone is using. On top of
> which, the people who eventually port it to another OS will probably want
> to highlight their achievment anyway by calling it Fedora Solaris
> or Fedora Windows etc... Lets not try to be so farsightedly
> accomodating that we can't call it a Linux system today.
Linux is only one component of the whole system, so it is as absurd to
call it "Fedora Linux" as it would be to call it "Fedora Xorg" or
"Fedora GNOME". A very large percentage of software in Fedora is
GPL-licensed, so maybe "Fedora GNU" would be appropriate...
/me prepares to put on asbestos suit
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