that old GNU/Linux argument
listor3.rombobeorn at tdcpost.se
Mon Jul 21 21:53:44 UTC 2008
Mark Haney wrote:
> But this name change business is silly. I mean why stop there? Let's
> change grep to gnu/grep! Or bash to GNU/bash. I could go on and on here.
$ grep --version
grep (GNU grep) 2.5.1
Copyright 1988, 1992-1999, 2000, 2001 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
This is free software; see the source for copying conditions. There is NO
warranty; not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
$ bash --version
GNU bash, version 3.2.33(1)-release (x86_64-redhat-linux-gnu)
Copyright (C) 2007 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
No, it's not "GNU and Grep" or "GNU and Bash" but it is GNU Grep and GNU Bash,
just the same as it is Microsoft Word and Adobe Acrobat.
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