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SubjectRe: Nvidia and its choice to read the GPL "differently"
On Tue, Jan 07, 2003 at 08:40:26AM -0500, Richard Stallman wrote:
> It is the ultimate in hypocrisy to ask others for something you aren't
> willing to do yourself. I, for one, will remind you of this every time
> you bring up GNU/Linux in this list.
> These two cases are similar, but not in the way you think. In both
> cases a large structure that is basically GNU or of GNU has a
> component that is Linux or of Linux.
> So why do we treat them differently? In general, there's no ethical
> obligation to cite each and every component of a larger structure in
> the structure's name.

Great. So not only is there no legal need to cite GNU in the Linux
name, there is no ethical obligation either. Thanks for clearing
that up.
Larry McVoy lm at
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