Why is Fedora not a Free GNU/Linux distributions?

Rui Miguel Silva Seabra rms at 1407.org
Tue Jul 22 22:36:55 UTC 2008

On Tue, Jul 22, 2008 at 03:29:34PM -0700, Antonio Olivares wrote:
> Why is it a mistake? 
> All I said is that people should call it the way they want to, if
> underneath the layers of software resides the linux kernel with/without
> the GNU utilites.  Like others have said on this list, they should call
> it whatever they consider is best.  You cannot force people to do as you
> want, whether old school or new school or whatever you believe.  IT should
> be called as you want.  Advocating GNU/Linux is okay peacefully, but not
> demanding as you come into the picture.  It is not right.  

Since I'm not demanding or forcing anyone, I'm sorry to say, but you're
dangerously near to this profile:

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 * Write well
 * Be exceedingly formal and polite
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   o Always assume that you are wrong; ask others to explain it to you
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   o Don’t sound like a prig


I think it's useless to continue this, don't you? At least I won't bother
with you anymore, though...


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