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There's nothing wrong with being thankful (or why I say GNU/Linux)

Feb 01, 2010, 22:03 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Edmundo Carmona)


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"When I was a little kid (not that I'm too big, anyway... 5'10/~150lbs or 1,75/74Ks.... whatever you get better) I was taught to be thankful for things that I get. There's nothing wrong with saying "thank you" when someone has fulfilled one's need/wish for something... even more if the person who fulfilled it was not in any way forced to do it for us.

"In the FLOSS community there's this old argument about whether we should call the OS that people usually call "linux" as GNU/Linux or plain linux.

"The ones who defend "plain linux" say it's out of simplicity, being more catchy, undoubtfully easier to pronounce than GNU (at least in english... in spanish we convert GN to Ñ... or at least, I do it), and a long etc."

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