[Ilugc] why GNU should not be added to linux
metherid at gmail.com
Fri Jun 4 19:31:54 IST 2010
On 06/04/2010 07:14 PM, Kenneth Gonsalves wrote:
> On Friday 04 June 2010 18:48:04 Asokan Pichai wrote:
>> KG's well written note tends to suggest that RMS wants credit and
>> thats the only reason--I see that insistence more as a continued
>> reminder of the principles he has espoused, in contrast to the
>> pragmatic(?) stance of Linus.
> it is my personal opinion that he wants credit (although he himself keeps
> harping on the fact that he needs credit), but the main thrust of my argument
> is that Linus is entitled to decide - not RMS.
Linus is fully entitled to name the kernel, Linux. Noone is trying to
challenge that. How the operating system should be called is the
subject of debate.
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