Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 5th May 2006 11:16 UTC, submitted by Puru Govind
GNU, GPL, Open Source "This famous controversy is there ever since I became aware of operating systems known as GNU/Linux. The GNU General Public License, which is used by Linux as well as most GNU software, armors both characters. GNU/Linux is the term coined by the Free Software Foundation, Richard Stallman and people who support FSF, for operating systems composed of the FSF's GNU software and the Linux kernel; such systems are generally called Linux."
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AlexandreAM
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2006-02-06

It is not about "software released under the GNU license". It is about "software made by the GNU Project".

And not about "all the software that run on top of that kernel" but about SYSTEM Software, Base System.

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