Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 26th Feb 2008 21:29 UTC
GNU, GPL, Open Source Richard Stallman, industry activist and founder of the Free Software Foundation has - once again - relinquished his role as maintainer of the phenomenally successful GNU Extensible, Customizable, Display Editor (Emacs). The news was slipped out on the Emacs developers' forum and Stallman explained his reasons in a later interview.
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RE[5]: Comment by tyrione
by pinky on Wed 27th Feb 2008 13:35 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: Comment by tyrione"
pinky
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2005-07-15

>As such, Linux != GNU/Linux.

right! Linux is a kernel and GNU/Linux is an complete operating system, the combination of GNU and Linux.


>You are contradicting yourself. First you say changing kernel won't change anything for the end-user and then you say it will make a huge impact?

No!
In the first scenario i change the Kernel: GNU system once with a Linux kernel and once with a different kernel. -> almost no differences even that the kernel has changed.
In the second scenario i keep the kernel and change the rest of the system: Linux kernel in a GNU system vs Linux kernel in MacOS. -> hugh differences even if the kernel is the same

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