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SubjectRe: Why is Nvidia given GPL'd code to use in closed source drivers?
On Thu, Jan 09, 2003 at 06:13:07PM -0500, Richard Stallman wrote:
> There is no such thing as an open source community.

Poof! And millions of people disappear at the bidding of the
One True God, Richard Stallman.


> The GNU system, with Linux added, had a great deal of success, but

Please remember that Linux is a trademark of Linus Torvalds and your
inclusion of "Linux" in "GNU/Linux" is covered by trademark law. Have
you cleared that use with Linus?

> attributing that success entirely to Linux is a misinterpretation of
> the events.
> Why do so many people misinterpret the events this way?

Maybe because their belief is a lot more valid than your belief?

Oh, since I have your attention, when are you going to issue a
press release officially renaming Hurd to Linux/Hurd?
Larry McVoy lm at
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