It's not the point...
Posted Jun 1, 2011 6:54 UTC (Wed) by khim
In reply to: Remove the GNU C library and then report how much of that software runs.
Parent article: How much GNU is there in GNU/Linux?
Of course there are alternatives! There are different version of libc, too. And we had operation systems before GNU and Linux come on the scene. But the fact still remains that Linux and GNU shape the rest of the OS.
In fact recent developments (android, clang, etc) make the point more acute, not less. 10 years ago name "GNU/Linux" was pointless nitpicking, today it's a way to distinguish numberous non-GNU Linuxes from GNU/Linux descendants.
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