Similar discussion list but not only for Europe?

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Mon Mar 9 17:21:22 UTC 2009

Am Montag, dem 09. Mar 2009 schrieb David Gerard:

> 2009/3/9 Noah Slater <nslater at>:
> > Unfortunately, where I would normally agree here, the FSF's definition of
> > software freedom is the canonical one. Debian has it's DFSG, which is fine. The
> > OSI has it's own too, which is great. But it is perfectly reasonable for someone
> > with an FSF hat on to disagree that this is free software.
> Oh yes, advocacy is perfectly understandable. However, confusing a
> strongly held opinion with an objective fact is muddled thinking, e.g.
> GNU/Linux versus Linux - the former is an opinion that FSF advocates
> like to state as a fact, the latter is what the rest of the world
> calls it in English.
> (I started
> and helped get it to Wikipedia featured status.)

Let's stop bickering.
The best article about the naming controversy ist still this one:


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