How much GNU is there in GNU/Linux?
Posted Jun 1, 2011 5:29 UTC (Wed) by rsidd
In reply to: How much GNU is there in GNU/Linux?
Parent article: How much GNU is there in GNU/Linux?
Well, since you bring that up... Here's what Ulrich Drepper had to say about RMS, GNU and glibc, about ten years ago.
[...] For example, permission to use the GNU C Library in non-free
programs enables many more people to use the whole GNU operating
system, as well as its variant, the GNU/Linux operating system.
This $&%$& demands everything to be labeled in a way which credits him
and he does not stop before making completely wrong statements like
"its variant". I find this completely unacceptable and can assure
everybody that I consider none of the code I contributed to glibc
(which is quite a lot) to be as part of the GNU project and so a major
part of what Stallman claims credit for is simply going away.
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