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Re: Debian/GNU Freebsd

On Thu, Feb 18, 1999 at 03:32:50PM +0100, Samuel Tardieu wrote:

> On 18/02, John Goerzen wrote:
> | Well, again it's not GPL, so I don't think we could call it GNU.
> Why not? GPL is a license while GNU is a project's name, you have a lot of
> GPLed software that does not belong to the GNU project (Linux being one
> of them). If the Debian distribution is called GNU/Linux, this is not because

The GNU project (FSF) is all about GPL'd software.  It would be a horrible
insult to them, and I think I would be offended too, if something that is
not GPL or LGPL is called GNU.

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