Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 28th Jul 2005 16:54 UTC, submitted by rhowell
General Unix Although many people claim that Linux is well on its way to replacing Unix, the reality is that Linux is Unix: a particular stream within a much wider community whose traditions and ideas both surround and extend those found in the Linux group.
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RE Linux is GNU
by abraxas on Fri 29th Jul 2005 00:27 UTC in reply to "RE Linux is GNU"
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2005-07-07

Linus Torvalds has shown himself to be a lot more pragmatic than RMS, and it is generally recognized he chose the GPL because it was popular at the time.

That's not true at all. Read Linus' book "Just for Fun" to find out why he used the GPL.

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