GNU License for Hardware
cowan at locke.ccil.org
Fri Oct 15 17:44:46 UTC 1999
Richard Stallman scripsit:
> We're the
> principal (though not the sole) developers of the system,
This is a question of fact. What is the evidence for it?
> If he urges one the use of GNU/Linux, but won't urge the use of (the
> theoretical) GNU/Solaris, even though the products are fundamentally
> identical, then that IS hypocrisy.
I now understand that this (non-RMS) statement refers to urging the
use of a name, not to urging the use of an operating system.
> Not "GNU/Solaris", because Solaris is the whole system,
Technically, the kernel is called "the SunOS kernel", because the
level below the applications is still SunOS. Ask uname -a.
John Cowan cowan at ccil.org
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