Re: [OFFTOPIC] RMS and reactions to him

From: Richard Stallman (
Date: Fri Jan 17 2003 - 19:47:13 EST

            I do have respect for you; however, I have one simple question.
    Should I call my system GNU/Linux/XFree86/KDE in order to give most
    everyone proper credit?


      Favorable or not, "Linux" has become the symbol for a whole
    system of free software.

The meaning attached to this symbol is one we disagree with (see, so we will not accept
it as the symbol of our work.

I see a hint of "give up, it's hopeless" in your message. In that
context, see

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