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SubjectRe: GNU/Linux
With all due respect, if you want credit for the GNU part of the
system so badly, why didn't you just use the BSD license and be
done with it?

Dan Taylor

On Sat, 3 Apr 1999, Richard Stallman wrote:

> A number of people have asked me to stop posting "off-topic" messages
> about the name of the operating system.
>
> I regret the annoyance of, and the need for, this thread. But with
> all respect, I believe I should and must respond to the messages that
> others are posting (which is all I have done in this thread). If I
> don't challenge such claims, they will be believed by default. (I
> have avoided responding in cases where I see others have done the
> job.)
>
> If this thread is annoying, please imagine what it is like to see an
> idealistic project stymied and made ineffective, because people don't
> usually give it the credit for what it has done. If you're an
> idealist like me, that can ruin your whole decade.
>
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