On Thu, Sep 22, 2016 at 7:20 PM, Thomas Bächler <tho...@archlinux.org> wrote:
> Am 22.09.2016 um 19:54 schrieb Francis Gerund via arch-general: > > Chris, > > Thank you for your interest. Perhaps you may find this helpful: > > > > http://www.gnu.org/gnu/why-gnu-linux.en.html > > No, we don't find this helpful at all. > > The FSF has no right to forcefully rename what we call our OS. We call > it "Arch Linux" because we like that name. We don't call it "Arch > GNU/Linux" because that sounds stupid. > > The GPL explicitly allows us to distribute any software licensed under > it freely. There is no clause in the GPL that we have to include the > name "GNU" in our name in order to do so. > > By the FSF's argument, we should call it "Arch > freedesktop/GNU/systemd/KDE/GNOME/Linux", but that sounds even worse. > > > > Hi Thomas, I have never said that you have to call it anything. You are free to call it whatever you want to. And so am I.