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Re: To Linux or not to Linux

On Wed, Aug 31, 2005 at 06:47:57PM +0200, Henning Makholm wrote:
> There are many places on www.debian.org where "Debian GNU/Linux" is
> used as a single proper noun. Those are what I am worried about.
> Just to name one example, on <http://www.debian.org/intro/free>, the
> paragraph "Debian GNU/Linux is a strong supporter of free software..."
> seems to clearly imply that GNU/Linux is a part of the name our
> project.

I suppose, alternative kernel releases aside, there are probably cases
where `Debian' would be more appropriate than 'Debian GNU/Linux'. The
example you have given is (I think) one such case, where it describes
"the project" not "the release".

Jon Dowland

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