Steve Wyrick March 8, 2006, 6:46 p.m. (Message 44580)
Re:GNU/Linux (was: emcee) -- NO SCD content...
On Wed, 8 Mar 2006 12:35:28 -0500 "Alexandre Rafalovitch" <email@example.com> wrote: > P.s. TLA (three-letter-acronym) was at one point a self referential > joke, the same way Linux operating system could be interpreted as > Linux Is Not UniX..... > You COULD interpret it that way but I don't believe that was the intent. I understand Linux was named that because it was LINus Torvald's interpretation of the UniX kernel. On the other hand, Richard Stallman's original system GNU, which Linux works with, IS self-referential, and I suspect what you were thinking of: GNU stands for GNU's Not Unix! -Steve -- Steve Wyrick - Concord, California