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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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