GNU/Linux? Was: Re: OT: Corel Linux (hijacked from Re: Chrome on Ubuntu)

Derek Broughton derek at pointerstop.ca
Fri Jun 12 14:38:26 UTC 2009


Cybe R. Wizard wrote:

> I took my 'troll' to Usenet and alt.os.linux.ubuntu (what a quagmire!)
> where a nice fellow, John F. Morse, sent me this link:
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GNU/Linux_naming_controversy
> which shows that the combination of GNU and Linux did, indeed, once
> carry the term, Linux/GNU/X and also (once used by RMS) Lignux (which I
> suspect is pronounced, "lee-gnewx").
> Since the controversy (yes, there really is one) still rages on I guess
> I'm going to throw my own mostly inconsiderable weight behind Lignux.

I can just imagine Linus Torvalds response to Stallman...
-- 
derek






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