that old GNU/Linux argument

Tim ignored_mailbox at
Tue Jul 15 01:13:43 UTC 2008

On Tue, 2008-07-15 at 02:48 +0200, Björn Persson wrote:
> What exactly is it that you don't want to call "GNU/Linux"? What
> pieces of software does it contain?
> Is Udev part of what you call Linux?
> Is Bash part of what you call Linux?...

They're all part of what's released as an OS called something-or-other
Linux.  Whether that be Fedora, Ubuntu, or dozens of others.  Just the
same as a lot of software is called Windows software, despite never
being written by Microsoft.  Over time, software *for* Linux, or
software *for* Windows just gets called Linux software or Windows

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