that old GNU/Linux argument

Björn Persson listor3.rombobeorn at
Wed Jul 16 00:02:33 UTC 2008

Gordon Messmer wrote:
> Joe Klemmer wrote:
> > 	BTW, has the FSF been as vocal about GNU/FreeBSD?  Not picking on *BSD,
> > just curious.
> They probably don't need to be, as GNU/FreeBSD is clear about its
> implementation.  It's a FreeBSD kernel in combination with the GNU
> operating system.

And so the official name is Debian GNU/kFreeBSD, to reflect that it doesn't 
contain all of FreeBSD, only the kernel.

Björn Persson

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