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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RE: GNU
by dpi on Tue 4th Nov 2003 00:30 UTC

"Well, it started like that with the old BSD style license too. It's just UC Berkley, no biggie. Without us you wouldn't have a system. Then others started to say, yeah, but without us you don't have a usable system, and so on and so on.."

Then you call it: UCB/BSD/GNU/Gaia/God/Jesus/Thanksmomanddad formakingmeandalsothankyoumotherofLinus!/Linux if that's what you wish.

This is even technically correct, since one can fork/combine GPL/BSDL software and change it's name. It's actually done too: see the wide aspect of Linux distributions and their names.

So, if you agree with calling it GNU/Linux for any reason, do so. If not, don't. It's a choice on indivudual base.