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    SubjectRe: Linux isn't an operating system
    Richard Stallman writes:
    > Putting the incomplete GNU system
    > together with Linux realized my dream of a free operating system.

    Right. You've won. Nobody likes a sore winner. Particularly since
    we've been waiting for the HURD since *before* Linus started working
    on Linux.

    > By using this term, we can help encourage people to work together
    > instead of dividing themselves artificially into "Linux users" and
    > "GNU users". This solves an important practical problem.

    What about the *BSD people? Aren't they fragmenting the user base
    into *BSD, Linux, and GNU users? Do you flail against them also?
    I've NEVER seen anyone use the term "BSD-based GNU system".

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