Why is Fedora not a Free GNU/Linux distributions?
yinyang at eburg.com
Tue Jul 15 23:25:25 UTC 2008
Les Mikesell wrote:
> But it is equally ridiculous either way, when 80+% is neither GNU nor
> Linux code. Calling it an xwindow system would make more sense. Or
> perhaps a firefox/thunderbird/openoffice.org system - with most of the
> other parts interchangeable.
If you're talking about a distribution, then I suppose it's fine. When
you refer to the *operating system*, though, that's a different story.
GNU/Linux is an operating system. It implements a defined operating
system interface. Linux, by itself, is not an operating system.
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