Re: Debian GNU/w32, may ready to be started?
On 26 Nov 2001, Florian Weimer wrote:
>Craig Dickson <email@example.com> writes:
>> > Last I heard, RMS really hates the moniker "win32" because it has
>> > the string "win" in it, implying that there's something winning
>> > about Windows. I suspect he'd like w32 better than win32 for
>> > what that's worth.
>> During Emacs 20 development, rms insisted on changing all the elisp
>> win32-* variables to w32-* for precisely that reason, so it seems he's
>> happy with w32.
>My concern isn't the "w32", it's about "GNU/w32" as a whole. RMS
>doesn't accept GNU/AIX either, I think.
Then drop the GNU. If it's the FSF's desire to not be represented that
way, why should we argue? After all, it's their trademark.
The early worm gets the bird.
Who is John Galt? firstname.lastname@example.org, that's who!