From: "Kurt H Maier via 9fans" <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: 9fans <email@example.com> Subject: Re: [9fans] Despite being called a fork, is 9front similar to how Linux distros work? Date: Tue, 18 Jan 2022 12:48:38 -0800 [thread overview] Message-ID: <Yecnpp4ATgLvEiL6@wopr> (raw) In-Reply-To: <16425320420.dadC34A.firstname.lastname@example.org> On Tue, Jan 18, 2022 at 01:54:02PM -0500, Antonio Barrones wrote: > Linux distros are not only "Linux", they are GNU/Linux. Linux is only the kernel of a GNU/Linux system (a distro). Android is not a distro because they don't have GNU, but Android is "Linux" because it has Linux as kernel. Please keep FSF FUD off this list. Alpine is a Linux distro and doesn't rely on GNU. There are, and always have been, several such. Copyright cultists riding on coattails notwithstanding, there isn't much point in belaboring such terminology, since Plan 9 is not typically distributed in modular packages, but as an integrated system, and GNU cruft doesn't readily build on it anyway. khm ------------------------------------------ 9fans: 9fans Permalink: https://9fans.topicbox.com/groups/9fans/T395156d4f2b00cde-M7ec276e4c284c40496449d0e Delivery options: https://9fans.topicbox.com/groups/9fans/subscription
next prev parent reply other threads:[~2022-01-18 20:49 UTC|newest] Thread overview: 18+ messages / expand[flat|nested] mbox.gz Atom feed top 2022-01-17 22:04 matthpmoreira 2022-01-17 22:41 ` Humm 2022-01-17 23:04 ` ori 2022-01-17 23:18 ` Matt 2022-01-17 23:22 ` ori 2022-01-17 23:31 ` Matt 2022-01-17 23:36 ` Sigrid Solveig Haflínudóttir 2022-01-18 0:29 ` Matt 2022-01-18 0:33 ` hiro 2022-01-18 16:22 ` Humm 2022-01-18 18:54 ` Antonio Barrones 2022-01-18 19:55 ` Humm 2022-01-18 20:48 ` Kurt H Maier via 9fans [this message] 2022-01-18 22:16 ` vic.thacker 2022-01-18 22:59 ` Duke Normandin 2022-01-18 0:47 ` Kurt H Maier via 9fans 2022-01-18 4:38 ` Andrew Back 2022-01-18 0:20 ` Thaddeus Woskowiak
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