Re: One unclear point in the Vim license
Richard Stallman wrote:
> > Ten million Linux users can't be wrong!
> If they think of themselves as "Linux users", they are wrong already
> ;-). The system is GNU; Linux is the kernel. They are really
> GNU/Linux users.
> See http://www.gnu.org/gnu/linux-and-gnu.html for more
We had this discussion before. Most people call the whole thing
"Linux". It's just a name that people use. It's very common for people
to use a name which isn't 100% right, but they do it anyway.
If I ask one of my friends "what is GNU" he doesn't just think of the
OS, GNU is more than that. If I ask him "what is Linux" he knows what I
mean (although some people might ask me back "do you mean the kernel or
GUARD #1: What -- a swallow carrying a coconut?
ARTHUR: It could grip it by the husk!
GUARD #1: It's not a question of where he grips it! It's a simple question
of weight ratios! A five ounce bird could not carry a 1 pound
The Quest for the Holy Grail (Monty Python)
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