Linked by Michael L. Love on Mon 3rd Nov 2003 19:19 UTC
BSD and Darwin derivatives The GNU-Darwin Distribution is a free operating system and a popular source of free software for Mac OS X and Darwin-x86 users, but it is also a platform for digital activism. Founded in November of 2000, the Distribution has the stated goal of bringing software freedom to computer users of every stripe, and vigilantly defending digital liberties.
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@Sagres
by Great Cthulhu on Mon 3rd Nov 2003 22:16 UTC

Not only do they have cooler names but you also get to piss off RMS, wich is always a plus.

Isn't that a rather immature attitude? Now, I may not agree with RMS on all things, but one cannot denigrate his contribution. Without him, Linux wouldn't have become what it is today.

Of course, if you don't care about Linux, you wouldn't care much about RMS. Still, the GPL is a brillant piece of work; whether you agree with what it stands for or not, you can't deny the impact it's had on software development and licensing.