Linux isn't an operating system
6 Mar 1996 13:47:11 GMT

Richard Stallman writes:

> There are a number of whole operating systems using the Linux kernel,
> Most of them are more or less close variants of the GNU system, so I
> recommend the term "Linux-based GNU system" for them.

Which we can call just plain ``Linux'' for short.

Richard, you can't make ``hacker'' respectable again, and you can't
change the name of Linux. I think everyone understands and
appreciates your frustration, but you may as well try to rename Unix.

-russ <>
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