If RMS had one ball to begin with he's do what Theo de Raadt did to
create OpenBSD: a global string substitute. Theo simply imported
NetBSD into a new CVS
tree and changed all occurances of "NetBSD" to "OpenBSD". That's it.
He went on to modify the OS with some original and some borrowed code.
RMS could just go through Debian GNU/Linux and change all the strings
"Linux" to say "MiniDeb" or something. Then change the project name
to "Debian GNU/1". When the Hurd comes out they could have "Debian
Surely the GNU project could maintain a Linux fork. You could be
Wednesday Aug 21, 2000
The GNU Project releases it's first full system, Debian GNU/1 today
MiniDeb kernel (which was derived from some other project we don't
like to talk
GNU/1 is Free Software. You can [...and so on...]
Instead you see this:
RMS> Oh Please Mr. Torvalds may I have the honor of sticking /Linux on
RMS> the name of the GNU project?
LBT> No, RMS, you must call the whole thing Linux the way the rest of
LBT> the world does.