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SubjectRe: Nvidia and its choice to read the GPL "differently"
On Mon, Jan 13, 2003 at 12:22:27PM -0500, Richard B. Johnson wrote:
> ...
> So much for tha absolute bullshit that GNU started Linux and that
> there is somehow a GNU/Linux. Most all of the early distributions
> used programs ported from BSD. The Linux-BSD emulation was so good
> that most programs needed to only be recompiled.

> That, ladies and gentlemen, is the true history of the "Linux Operating
> System" with all of the components that RMS insists are his, actually
> coming from the University of California, Berkeley.

> Don't be bambozzled by the persons who will re-write history to glorify
> their accomplishments. Saying something over-and-over again doesn't
> make it true. Facts stand alone. They only need to be noted. Bullshit
> needs repeating.

Heck, even glibc was not used by most distributions before a few years ago.

mark

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