that old GNU/Linux argument

Björn Persson listor3.rombobeorn at
Wed Jul 16 00:01:11 UTC 2008

tisdagen den 15 juli 2008 skrev Tim:
> 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.

Show me something that has been released as an OS called something-or-other 
Linux and contains Kylix.

> 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
> software.

Can you support your implied claim that "Windows software" means "part of 
Windows"? I read it as "software for Windows".

Björn Persson

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