that old GNU/Linux argument

Ric Moore wayward4now at
Tue Jul 22 05:55:23 UTC 2008

On Mon, 2008-07-21 at 20:42 -0300, Alexandre Oliva wrote:
> On Jul 21, 2008, Michael.Coll-Barth at wrote:
> >> From: Alexandre Oliva
> >> So, if someone said "I'm a Linux developer", you'd immediately know
> >> that the person:
> > .. wrote some code that runs on the Linux OS.  
> And you're not the least concerned that Eric Paul Allman, Theo de
> Raadt, and Richard M. Stallman and many others find it offensive to be
> labeled Linux developers?
> Isn't it confusing that so many people spent at least 8 years without
> knowing they were Linux developers, when they thought they were just
> developing the GNU operating system and Linux didn't even exist?


My father, Victor Moore (Vic) used to say:
"There are two Great Sins in the world...
..the Sin of Ignorance, and the Sin of Stupidity.
Only the former may be overcome." R.I.P. Dad.
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